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Egyptian Lentil Soup

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Prep 5 min.
Cooking 40 min.
Total 45 min.
Yield Makes 6 Cups

In a 4 quart pot, sauté celery and onion in olive oil until onion is very brown. Add lentils, water and EGYPTIAN LENTIL SOUP SPICE. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 30 to 40 minutes, until soup is thick and the lentils are tender. If using greens, add them during the last 15 minutes.


  • 1 c diced Celery
  • 1 c diced Onion
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 c Brown Lentils, rinsed
  • 8 c Water
  • 2 tbsp Egyptian Lentil Soup Spice
  • 2 c cut up Greens (Spinach, Kale or Collard), optional