Spicy Moroccan Soup with Red Lentils and Vegetables
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Delicious and simple Moroccan soup with red lentils and vegetables. A healthy soup that you will make again and again!
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Serves: 6
  • 500 gr (17 oz) red lentils.
  • 2 carrots peeled and finely chopped.
  • 2 onions chopped.
  • 2 celery sticks chopped.
  • 1 red chili finely chopped.
  • 2 potatoes cut in cubes.
  • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped.
  • A small bunch of coriander finely chopped.
  • 1 lt (35 fl oz) vegetable stock.
  • ½ lt (17 fl oz) of water.
  • ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil.
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin.
  • Juice from one lemon.
  • Salt and ground pepper.
  1. Add the olive oil in a large pot on medium heat. When heated, cook the onion, potato, carrots and chili pepper for 3-4 minutes until they start getting soft. Add the garlic and cumin and cook for another minute. Give it a stir from time to time. Season with salt and a bit of pepper.
  2. Add the red lentils and cook for another minute. Give it a few stirs.
  3. Add the vegetable stock, coriander and water and bring it to boil. Lower the heat and let it boil for ~ 40 minutes until lentils are soft. Add a bit of water if you see that the juices are reduced before the vegetables are cooked. Add more salt and pepper if needed.
  4. Purée the soup using a blender and enjoy it with nice bread or croutons.
  5. Bon appetit!
Recipe by SocraticFood at http://socraticfood.com/spicy-moroccan-soup-with-red-lentils-and-vegetables/