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Middle Eastern Cold Red Lentil Soup

Packed with flavor and protein, this Middle Eastern-inspired dish is hearty enough for a meal.

  • Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 10 Cups Water
  • 2 Cups Red Lentils
  • 3/4 Cups Lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. Cumin
  • 1/2 Tsp. Chili Pepper Crushed Aleppo
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 4 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 15 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Chives

Instructions

  1. Wash red lentils well

  2. Add 10 cups of hot water and bowl for 30 minutes until lentils become soft

  3. Add salt, cumin, chili pepper and lemon juice

  4. Simmer for 5 minutes

  5. Roast garlic in olive oil at 300 degrees oven until tender. Add oil and garlic to the cooked lentils and stir

  6. Simmer for 3 minutes and remove from heat

  7. After chilling, mix in blender for 10 seconds

  8. Pour into soup bowl and add chopped fresh chives to garnish and serve cold or at room temperature

Nutrition Info

Calories:
250
Total Fat:
8g
Trans Fat:
1g
Sodium:
156mg
Potassium:
485mg
Total Carbohydrate:
32g
Dietary Fiber:
2g
Protein:
17g
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital