Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup


"Thick, delicious and nutritious, especially in the winter!"


2 h 5 m servings 329 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large pot saute; the onions, garlic, and ginger in a little olive oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the water, lentils, chick peas, white kidney beans, diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, garam masala, cardamom, cayenne pepper and cumin. Bring to a boil for a few minutes then simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or longer, until the lentils are soft.
  3. Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender. Return the pureed soup to the pot, stir and enjoy!
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  1. 497 Ratings


I'm quite surprised this recipe is called "Moroccan" as the significant ingredients aren't used in Moroccan cooking (my hubster is Moroccan so I know Moroccan cooking). With that said - I alter...

Upon sampling this soup, my morrocan husband stated, "something is in there that doesn't belong in there." When i rattled off the list of spices he said the Garam Marsala didn't belong, althoug...

This soup has an excellent Indian flavor. Some friends walked into the house just after I started to boil the soup and they commented on the wonderful aroma that filled the house! I used brown l...

This is good, and so easy. I did it in the crockpot, and didn't sautee anything beforehand, just threw it all in (no oil). Sadly, I forgot to buy fresh ginger so I just used dried. I had brow...

Excellent soup - very aromatic and flavorful. However, a bottle of ground cardamom cost nearly $13 Since it was the first time using this spice, I was reluctant to spend that much. Was able t...

i love lentil soup, it always makes me feel so healthy eating it. and this one did not disappoint. i made a couple of alterations as others did i used chicken broth instead of plain water. i ...

I really should have liked this more than I did. The combination of garam masala and cardamon were just overwhelming to me. I had made a big batch & ended up giving it to friends who loved it....

This was an excellent soup! I used whole cardamom seeds instead of the ground cardamom, which resulted in a very strong flavor and aroma. Perfect for those who love African and Indian spices. I...

This is good with a few additions/subtractions. I used turkey broth I had in the fridge instead of water. I also didn't add the garam marsala, as this is not a traditional North African spice,...