Harira (lamb and Bean Soup)

“My Moroccaine neighbor made this soup for me last year and it has become my absolute favorite. I enjoy it so much I usually triple the recipe to have enough to freeze. It's a hearty, peppery, Mediteranean soup.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add olive oil and butter to a large, heavy pot and brown the meat.
  2. Add the onion and clery and saute until soft, add tomato paste, tomato puree, HALF of the chopped parsley and cilantro, all spices, water, lentils and garbanzo beans.
  3. Simmer for about 40 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  4. Stir in the flour/water mixture to thicken.
  5. Stir continually and add the remaining cilantro and parsley.
  6. Cook an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Remove cinnamon stick.
  8. Adjust seasonings if necessary.
  9. Serve hot.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: