Harira soup recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare and 60mins to cook
  • 232 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat and cook the lamb for a few minutes on each side to brown. Remove the meat from the pan and with a slotted spoon and add the onion, garlic, and chopped chillis and cook, stirring for about 5 minutes until the onions are softened, but not browned.

Stir in the ground spices and cook for another minute, then stir in the tomato puree, stock, tomatoes and lentils. Bring to the boil then simmer for about 45 minutes, after which add the chickpeas and simmer for another 15 minutes.

Before serving stir the lemon juice (about 1/2 a lemon should do, but add as much or a little to taste) into the soup and season. Spoon into bowls and top with the fresh herbs.

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  • Ingredients

  • 400g Halal lamb shoulder, cut into small pieces
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped quite small, but not too finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed to a paste
  • 1 red and 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tbsp of tomato puree
  • 1.5 litres Halal vegetable stock
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 handfuls red lentils
  • 1 x 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • To serve

  • lemon juice
  • handful roughly chopped fresh mint
  • handful of coriander leaves
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  • Calories
    232
    12%
  • Sugar
    4g
    4%
  • Fat
    9g
    13%
  • Saturates
    2.7g
    14%
  • Salt
    0.5g
    8%
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