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Moroccan Harira Soup
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25 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 30MINS

Moroccan Harira Soup

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Harira is a famous Moroccan soup that is traditionally served for Ramadan to break the fast.
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Hi, I'm Jenessa. My goal is to offer up a healthy, modern twist on traditional recipes from around the world.
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Harira is a famous Moroccan soup that is traditionally served for Ramadan to break the fast.
30MINS
Total Time
$3.04
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Onion
1
Onion, minced
Celery
3 stalks
Celery, minced
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Green Chili Pepper
1
Green Chili Pepper, minced
Fresh Parsley
1/4 cup
Fresh Parsley, finely chopped
Fresh Cilantro
1/4 cup
Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped
Tomato
3
Tomatoes, diced
Stewed Tomatoes
1 can
14 oz
Tomato Paste
2 Tbsp
Tomato Paste
Canned Chickpeas
1/2 cup
Canned Chickpeas
Brown Lentils
1/3 cup
Brown Lentils
Orzo Pasta
1/3 cup
Orzo Pasta
Vegetable Stock
4 cups
Vegetable Stock
Water
4 cups
Water
All-Purpose Flour
1/4 cup
All-Purpose Flour
diluted in water
Spices
Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Cumin
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
Ground Coriander
1/2 tsp
Ground Coriander
Salt
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
170
Fat
5.6 g
Protein
7.0 g
Carbs
23.9 g
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step 1
Heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) in a large soup pot and add the Onion (1) and Salt (to taste) and cook for a few minutes, until translucent.
step 2
Then Celery (3 stalks) and cook for a few more minutes.
step 2 Then Celery (3 stalks) and cook for a few more minutes.
step 3
Add the Green Chili Pepper (1), Garlic (2 cloves), half the Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup), and Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup). Cook for 2 minutes.
step 3 Add the Green Chili Pepper (1), Garlic (2 cloves), half the Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup), and Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup). Cook for 2 minutes.
step 4
Add in Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp), Ground Cumin (1 tsp), Ground Allspice (1/2 tsp), Ground Ginger (1 tsp), Ground Coriander (1/2 tsp) and Smoked Paprika (1 tsp).
step 4 Add in Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (1 tsp), Ground Cumin (1 tsp), Ground Allspice (1/2 tsp), Ground Ginger (1 tsp), Ground Coriander (1/2 tsp) and Smoked Paprika (1 tsp).
step 5
It should come together like a paste. If not, add water.
step 5 It should come together like a paste. If not, add water.
step 6
Once it comes together, add the Tomatoes (3) and cook until softened.
step 6 Once it comes together, add the Tomatoes (3) and cook until softened.
step 7
Now add Stewed Tomatoes (1 can), Vegetable Stock (4 cups), Water (4 cups), and Brown Lentils (1/3 cup). Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until the lentils are cooked.
step 8
Thicken the soup by adding Tomato Paste (2 Tbsp), Canned Chickpeas (1/2 cup), Orzo Pasta (1/3 cup), and All-Purpose Flour (1/4 cup). Pour it in slowly as you stir the pot.
step 8 Thicken the soup by adding Tomato Paste (2 Tbsp), Canned Chickpeas (1/2 cup), Orzo Pasta (1/3 cup), and All-Purpose Flour (1/4 cup). Pour it in slowly as you stir the pot.
step 9
When the orzo is cooked through, temper the Eggs (2) in separate bowl by ladling about 1/4 cup of the broth into the bowl of whisked egg, continuing to whisk to slowly bringing it to temperature, then add the egg to the pot.
step 9 When the orzo is cooked through, temper the Eggs (2) in separate bowl by ladling about 1/4 cup of the broth into the bowl of whisked egg, continuing to whisk to slowly bringing it to temperature, then add the egg to the pot.
step 10
Just prior to serving, stir in a bit of the remaining cilantro and parsley mix.
step 10 Just prior to serving, stir in a bit of the remaining cilantro and parsley mix.
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Dairy-Free
Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Mediterranean
Middle Eastern
Soup
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