Red Lentil And Bulgur Soup Recipe


• 5 tbsp Butter
• Ύ tsp Cumin Seed
• 1 Onion (chopped)
• 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
• 3 medium Tomatoes
• 4 cups Chicken Broth
• 1 cup dried Red Lentils
• 1/3 cup course Bulgur
• 4 cups Water
• Salt (to taste)
• Pepper (to taste)
• 1 tbsp dried Mint
• ½ tsp Paprika


Place a stockpot on medium flame and melt 2 tbsp butter.
Add cumin, garlic and onion. Sautι and cook till the onion turn soft.
Blanch the tomatoes and peel them.
Chop the tomatoes.
Increase the heat to high and add tomato paste. Stir and cook for 3 minutes till the paste has turned dark.
Add tomatoes, chicken broth, red lentils, bulgur flour and 4 cups of water. Stir and boil the soup.
Reduce the flame to low and simmer for 45 minutes.
Add salt and pepper.g
Place a small saucepan on heat and melt the remaining 3 tbsp of butter.
Remove from heat and add in mint and paprika.
Ladle soup into soup bowls and drizzle the heated butter.
Serve hot.


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