Shorabat adas ( lentil soup)

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
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¼ cup Olive oil
1 large Onion -- chopped
20 Milliliters
1 Stalk celery -- chopped
2 Carrot -- chopped
1 pounds Lentils
2½ quart Chicken broth
1 Bay leaf
1 tablespoon Parsley
1 teaspoon Cumin
¼ teaspoon Thyme
¼ teaspoon Pepper
pinch Saffron
1 teaspoon Salt
Juice of 1 lemon
Garlic -- minced

Heat the oil and saute the onion and garlic until just tender. Add the celery and carrot, stir to coat with oil, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add the lentils, broth, bay leaf, parsley, cumin, thyme, pepper and saffron. Cover and cook over low heat for 1 Recipe By : "The Flavors of Jerusalem" by Nathan and Goldman

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