Ready in 1 hour
Excellent with toasted pita or pita chips, Greek salad, and white wine or beer
"Great recipe. I used chicken stock instead of water and could then reduce the salt added. Now a house favorite and very easy!"- Btateossian
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Top-ranked recipe named "Syrian Red Lentil Soup"
Cook garlic about a minute in a soup pan in a little olive oil. Add everything else, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer one hour. Serve with toasted pita bread and a Greek salad.
Yield: 7 cups
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Eurotic 5 months agoGreat soup. I added the juice of a whole lemon, doubled the cumin and added ground coriander and rice. Yum
Btateossian 1 year agoGreat recipe. I used chicken stock instead of water and could then reduce the salt added. Now a house favorite and very easy!
JewellzB 1 year agoVery good! I will definitely be keeping this recipe but next time I may reduce the salt by half.
dadx1234 1 year agoOut of this world...yummiest
Gyoza 1 year agoVery simple and very tasty. A great winter soup. Thanks for posting.
Juju89 3 years agoI added a little saffron and mint to the recipe it was perfect...Thanks for posting this recipe, my boyfriend has requested that I make this every night
KaryAnca 5 years agoI DID make this. However, I made a few changes and want to try it again more closely following the recipe. My adjustments for this attempt: 1/2 cup red lentils & 1 cup yellow lentils - because I ran out of red lentils. 1/2 tsp salt - because I don't like too much salt and my husband adds salt to everything before tasting, anyway. Simmered, partially covered. Pureed before serving. I found it mild, but not bland, and might increase the spice depending on accompanying dishes.
bkprice13 6 years ago[I posted this recipe.]