Oh, do I have a treat for you! This Moroccan Lentil and Tomato Soup is flavorful, vegetarian, gluten free and “guaranteed” to bring you good fortune in the new year if you eat a big bowl on New Year’s Day.
Well, the last part is folklore, but these lentils were fabulous! The spice combination in this is amazing. It isn’t spicy hot, just incredibly flavorful.
I had planned to make my mom and in-laws jars of Lentil Soup Mix for Christmas so they would have an easy homemade meal for when they didn’t fee like cooking. But, I forgot to buy the barley. So, I had to decide: go back to the store or come up with another recipe with what I had on hand. I made the right choice.
The instructions below are to make it with fresh ingredients, but I also added the details for how I made them into a mix in a jar. I had to get a little creative because I didn’t want to force them to buy a jar of tomatoes or broth. Luckily, I had some sun dried tomatoes on hand and just pulverized those to a fine powder in my coffee grinder. You can buy dried tomato powder online, which is handy to have in the cupboard (affiliate link!).
Turmeric can be a bit expensive, but it absolutely makes this dish! Plus, it is reputed to be quite good for you.
Creative K Kids’ Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
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Until next time, happy eating.