Red Lentil Soup (Mercimek Soup)

Turkey’s most common soup is lentil soup. Because of that, every family has own lentil soup recipe. As a result of this, This is our family’s traditional recipe. So, we hope you enjoy the taste of this soup. Here we go with the ingredients;

  • 200 gr. Red Lentil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Sweet Red Pepper
  • 1/2 Carrot
  • 1/2 Potato
  • 1 Spoon Tomato Paste
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Cumin

And the oscar(directions) goes to you;

  1. Cut all vegetables for any reasonable size.
  2. Get all of it into a pot and sautee about 4-5 minutes. because of caramelization.
  3. Add 1 spoon Tomato Paste and saute with it just 2-3 minutes. 
  4. Then add 1 liter water and boil for a 40 minutes. 
  5. Add spices and blend soup. As a result, serve it in a bowl. 
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