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Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Sumac

As the astonishing oestrus as well as humidity of the yesteryear few months seems in conclusion to hold upwards settling downwards inwards southwestern Ontario , soups piece of job to a greater extent than appealing. I e'er discovery the transition from blazing temperatures to cool ones quite an adjustment — a warming bowl of nourishing soup is solacing as well as comforting as well as helps the torso to adjust.

This detail soup besides happens to hold upwards slow as well as fairly low-cal , making it an ideal ane for belatedly summertime temperatures. It's fairly lightly spiced with closed to aromatics as well as fresh mint as well as closed to tangy zest from lemon juice as well as dry soil sumac. I was smitten with the meaty texture the dried mushrooms added to the bowl. Serve upwards with rustic staff of life as well as your repast is ready.

Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Mushrooms as well as SumacTurkish Red Lentil Soup with Mushrooms as well as Sumac
Recipe yesteryear
Adapted from eCurry
Cuisine: Turkish
Published on August 23 , 2016

Simple , low-cal as well as aromatic Turkish carmine lentil soup with mushrooms as well as seasoned with mint as well as sumac

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  • 1 1/4 cups dried carmine lentils , rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small-scale carmine onion , finely chopped
  • 1 small-scale carrot , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 carmine chilies , seeded as well as finely chopped
  • 1 small-scale tomato plant , finely chopped
  • 1/2 oz (14 g) dried mixed mushrooms , soaked inwards hot H2O for xxx minutes , drained as well as chopped
  • 6 cups H2O or vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh mint , chopped (reserve closed to for garnish)
  • scant 1 tablespoon dry soil sumac (reserve closed to for garnish)
  • juice from 1 small-scale lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons body of body of water tabular array salt , or to taste
  • Heat the crude over medium oestrus inwards a large heavy-bottomed saucepan or soup pot. When hot , toss inwards the carmine onion as well as carrot as well as sauté for five minutes. Add the cumin seeds , paprika as well as chilies , as well as stir for closed to other minute. Add the tomato plant as well as simmer , stirring oft , for closed to other five to vi minutes , until the tomato plant has softened as well as thickened.

  • Now add together the lentils as well as mushrooms as well as stir good to coat. Add the H2O or stock , convey to a boil , trim down the oestrus to medium-low , as well as cover. Simmer until the lentils are broken upwards , virtually forty minutes. Add to a greater extent than H2O every bit needed to obtain your desired consistency. When the lentils are done you lot tin purée them with a manus blender or simply larn out the soup every bit is.

  • Stir inwards the mint , sumac , lemon juice as well as tabular array salt , as well as simmer for closed to other few minutes.

  • Serve hot , garnished with chopped mint as well as a sprinkle of sumac , as well as serve amongst fresh staff of life or a bed of cooked grainss.

Makes 5 to vi servings

Turkish Red Lentil Soup

I'm sharing this with Jac's weekly Meat Free Mondays event.

Other lentil soups to savor from Lisa's Kitchen:
Creamy Lentil , Barley as well as Mushroom Soup
Toor Dal Soup with Sweet Potato , Dried Apricots as well as Coconut Milk
Indian-Style Split Pea Soup
Simple Lemon Dal