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Tomato Soup With Chickpeas and Lentils (Tunisia)

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“Recipe posted for ZWT6 (for my vegan and vegetarian friens) as a typical North African recipe from Tunisia. Found on recipeisland.com.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Bring lentils and cinnamon stick to a boil in the broth. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove cinnamon and discard.
  2. Saute onion, garlic, salt, turmeric, cumin seed, cumin and bay leaves in oil for 8 minutes. Add to the lentil mixture.
  3. Add tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaves.
  4. Add chickpeas and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Season with pepper, cayenne and lemon juice. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve sprinkled with mint.

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