Harira – Moroccan Tomato, Lentil and Chickpea Soup

What you need:
• 2 cups cooked meat chicken, chopped into 1/2” pieces
• 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 2 cups chicken broth
• ½ cup cilantro (coriander), finely chopped
• ½ cup  parsley, finely chopped
•  2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
• 1 large onion, chopped
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 tablespoon ground ginger
• 1/2 teaspoons pepper
• 1 teaspoon kosher salt
• 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
• 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes
• 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
• ½ cup lentils, picked over and washed
• ½ cup uncooked broken vermicelli

What you do:
• Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, parsley, celery, cilantro, chicken, ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon. Sauté 5 minutes or until onion is soft.
• Stir in tomatoes and sauté 5 minutes more.
• Stir in broth, chickpeas, lentils and 3 cups water.
• Season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
• Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 45 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
• Add vermicelli.
• Cook for 5 more minutes.
• Serve.

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  1. Hi, do you have a facebook ID?

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