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Lentil and Chickpea Soup

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Category: Soups, Lentils

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 6-1/2 cups water
  • 1-3/4 cups canned crushed tomatoes in thick puree (one 15-ounce can)
  • 1-2/3 cups drained and rinsed canned chickpeas (one 15-ounce can)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro or parsley


1) Melt butter in a large pot over moderately low heat. Add onion and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables start to soften, about 10 minutes. Stir in ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and lentils.
2) Add water and tomatoes to pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Add chickpeas and simmer 5 minutes longer. Stir in the cilantro or parsley. Serve hot

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