Egyptian Red lentil soup


Egyptian Red lentil soup

This is a traditional Egyptian soup rich with proteins and fibers, you can add it to your diet plan as it is very healthy and has very low fat content.
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CuisineEgyptian Recipes
Servings4 People


  • 250 g Lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 medium carrots cut into cubes.
  • 1 medium tomato quartered.
  • 1 in medium onion cut into halves.
  • 4 garlic cloves. Salt and pepper as desired.
  • teaspoon ½cumin.
  • 1 medium zucchini optional


  • Rinse the lentils well, then add it in large pot with water, carrots, onion, tomato, zucchini, garlic, salt, pepper and cumin.
  • Let the lentils over medium heat until well cooked.
  • Let it cool; then purée lentils soup using a blender until it becomes smooth.
  • Season if needed with salt and pepper, heat over a medium heat and serve warm.
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