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Lentil Soup, Syrian Red (P, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Serves: 5

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1-1/2 cups split red lentils
6 cups of water
2 teaspoons thyme
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup cold water
2-3 pieces toasted pita bread

Heat oil in saucepan. Add garlic and cook one minute. Add lentils, water, thyme, cumin and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.

Mix flour with cold water until smooth and add to soup. Stir and simmer for another 5 minutes. Taste for seasoning. Serve topped with crumbled, toasted pita bread.

Posted by Al Pasternak

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A