Mt. Ararat Soup

Mt. Ararat Soup (Lahana Çorbasi in Turkish)
Pareve—Serves 12

Ingredients Mt Ararat soup

  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 4-5 cups of shredded cabbage (Don't use the food processor to shred. Cut into thin strips)
  • 1 cup green lentils (uncooked)
  • 1 cup bulgur (uncooked)
  • 1-12oz. jar of roasted peppers, pureed
  • For a spicy version add 2 Tbsp. harissa paste
  • 16 oz. can tomato sauce or diced tomatoes and liquid
  • 5-1/2 cups pareve chicken stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme or 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley and mint for garnish

 

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large soup kettle and sauté the onion until soft.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients except the bulgur and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer for 25 min.
  4. Add the bulgur and simmer an additional 10 min.
  5. Garnish with chopped parsley and mint.

Can be made ahead and reheated.

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