Lebanese-style Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • pinch Cinnamon
  • pinch Chilli Flakes
  • 1/2 Red Pepper
  • 1 tsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 can Chickpeas
  • 70g Red Lentils
  • 1 medium Potato
  • 500ml Vegetable Stock
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice

Method

Chopped the onion, crush the garlic,and rinse the lentils and chickpeas

Dice the potato, tomato, and the pepper (deseeded)

Heat the olive oil and add the onion. Cook on low heat for 5-10 minutes, until soft.

Add the garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.

Add the dry spices and cook for 2-3 minutes (add a drop more oil if dry).

Add the pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add the tomato puree, chickpeas, lentils, potato, stock and lemon juice. Simmer for 20 minutes (poatoes and lentils should be soft)

Season with salt and pepper to taste.