This quite healthy lentil soup comes together quickly with pantry ingredients. Do You Like Mediterranean cooking? You're in 4 a Treat ☻☻ Mediterranean spices, fresh greens and a squeeze of lemon bring it to life!
This is a soup that will warm you through and through. If you're in a hurry, use tinned chickpeas. Alternatively, you can also make this soup with cooked white beans, borlotti beans or lentils. Cooked short pasta makes a welcome addition, too.
In Turkey this soup is traditionally fed to a bride the night before her wedding to sustain her through the day ahead. It delivers a deeply satisfying flavor but is quick and easy to make. Don’t skip the lemon and mint – they bring the dish alive.
I tried out a new soup recipe, Turkish bride soup, from Annabel Langbein’s book: Simple Pleasure: the Free Range Cook. This soup was hearty from the lentils and bulgur, but tasted fresh from the fresh mint and lemon garnish.