Best Lebanese Lentil Soup (Shorbet Adas)
This is the best Lebanese lentil soup aka shorbet adas and is a must have staple soup in any persons recipe index. Gluten free + vegan.
Servings: 5 people
- 1 tbsp Olive oil
- 1 Large brown onion, chopped
- 2 Medium carrots, diced
- 2 Small celery stalks, chopped
- 2 Crushed cloves of garlic
- 1 ½ Cups Red/yellow lentils
- ¾ cup Short grain rice
- 8 Cups Vegetable stock
- 1 Medium lemon, juiced
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- 1 ½ tsp Ground cumin
- 1 Handful of chopped flat-leaf parsley
In a large pot heat olive oil on med-high heat. Add garlic, spices and onion and slightly brown.
Add lentils, stir through until coated in olive oil.
Pour in stock, give a thorough stir.
Add in rice. Cook until rice and lentils are nearly done (about 20min)
Add in veggies and lemon juice. Stir all ingredients together and then allow to simmer until all is tender (about 10min).
Take pot off heat. Blend with your hand held mixer or blender until soup is part smooth, part chunky. (I like mine mostly smooth with just a little bit of a chunky texture)
Serve with added parsley as garnish.
Serving: 250g | Calories: 1750kcal | Carbohydrates: 342g | Protein: 84g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7767mg | Potassium: 3497mg | Fiber: 96g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 24575IU | Vitamin C: 88mg | Calcium: 284mg | Iron: 31mg