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Simple Turkish Lentil Soup
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9 INGREDIENTS • 3 STEPS • 30MINS

Simple Turkish Lentil Soup

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This recipe for traditional Turkish lentil soup is not only easy to make but also satisfying!
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Anatolian Kitchen
The purpose of Anatolian Kitchen is to make simple, nutritionally-conscious versions of traditional Turkish foods in your own kitchen.
This recipe for traditional Turkish lentil soup is not only easy to make but also satisfying!
30MINS
Total Time
$1.25
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1 1/2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Onion
1
Small Onion
Carrot
1
Small Carrot
Yellow Lentils
1 1/2 cups
Yellow Lentils
or Red Lentils
Vegetable Broth
5 cups
Vegetable Broth
or Chicken Broth, Beef Broth
Lemon
1
Lemon
optional
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
to taste
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Potato
1
Small Potato
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
378
Fat
6.3 g
Protein
20.7 g
Carbs
63.3 g
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step 1
Heat Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 1/2 Tbsp) on medium-low heat in a large soup pot and add chopped Onion (1) , Carrot (1), and Potato (1). Allow vegetables to soften, about 5 minutes, while stirring every minute or so.
step 1 Heat Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 1/2 Tbsp) on medium-low heat in a large soup pot and add chopped Onion (1) , Carrot (1), and Potato (1). Allow vegetables to soften, about 5 minutes, while stirring every minute or so.
step 2
Add Yellow Lentils (1 1/2 cups), Vegetable Broth (5 cups), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Allow to cook, covered, for 20 minutes, until lentils have become swollen with water and are falling apart.
step 2 Add Yellow Lentils (1 1/2 cups), Vegetable Broth (5 cups), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Allow to cook, covered, for 20 minutes, until lentils have become swollen with water and are falling apart.
step 3
Blend the soup using a hand-held blender or a regular standing one in a few batches. Taste and add salt if necessary. Serve soup hot, and with a wedge cut from the Lemon (1), Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste) and whole wheat bread.
step 3 Blend the soup using a hand-held blender or a regular standing one in a few batches. Taste and add salt if necessary. Serve soup hot, and with a wedge cut from the Lemon (1), Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste) and whole wheat bread.
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Soup
Winter
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