Ezo Gelin Soup (Turkish Wedding Soup)

Ezo Gelin Soup (turkish Wedding Soup) Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Serve with pita bread for a nice meal.

Rating:

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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    red lentils
  • 8 c
    water
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 large
    onions, chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 2 c
    tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • ·
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh mint, chopped (or 1 tsp dried)

How to Make Ezo Gelin Soup (Turkish Wedding Soup)

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook red lentils according to basic directions, until lentils are very soft and disintegrating.
  2. In a large stockpot, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-low heat and saute onions and garlic with cayenne, paprika, and coriander until onions are soft but not browned.
  3. Add tomatoes and tomato paste and continue to cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Shortly before serving, add lentils, cooking broth, salt, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook 15 minutes.
  5. Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter with the mint. Dribble some mint butter over individual servings of soup.

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About Ezo Gelin Soup (Turkish Wedding Soup)

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Middle Eastern




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