Updated: Mar 18, 2021
A heart-warming Syrian lentil soup with pasta, onions and dry mint; enjoy the flavors of the Middle East with this easy, delicious recipe.
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
1 cup of washed brown lentils
1/2 cup of maccheroni pasta
1 large onion, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large pot cook the lentils in ~2L of water for about 5-10mins or until they soften, then add the pasta
Stir occasionally adding hot water as required to keep 2 fingers of water above the lentils
In a side pan fry the onions in 1/2 cup of oil (half vegetable & half olive oil) until they turn golden light brown
Once the lentils & pasta are cooked add the fried onions, mint (about 3/4 tbsp), salt and pepper
Cook and stir for final 2 minutes then serve!