Rating: 4.5 stars
50 Ratings
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A wonderful and easy soup. Traditional Turkish soup. Garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves.

Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Cook the onions in the hot butter until they are golden brown, about 15 minutes.

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  • Stir the paprika, lentils, and bulgur into the onions and coat with the butter.

  • Add the tomato paste, vegetable stock, and cayenne pepper; bring to a boil and cook until soft and creamy, about 1 hour.

  • Crumble the dried mint leaves into the soup; stir the soup and remove from heat.

  • Ladle into bowls and garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint to serve.

Nutrition Facts

442 calories; protein 18.7g; carbohydrates 64.2g; fat 14g; cholesterol 30.5mg; sodium 1080.1mg. Full Nutrition
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