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    Red Lentil Soup (Mercimek Corbasi)

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup red lentils
    • 1 can chicken broth
    • 4 cans of water
    • 1 medium onion peeled and washed
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • ½ tablespoon pepper paste
    • 1 sticks of margarine or butter
    • Salt and pepper to taste

    Recipe

    • In a pressure cooker, combine red lentils, chicken broth, water, peeled whole onion, tomato paste, pepper paste, salt and pepper.
    • Cover, bring to boiling, and simmer for 7-8 minutes.
    • Remove from heat, strain into a 2.5-quart pan
    • Add margarine or butter
    • Bring to boiling again
    • Reduce heat, simmer for few minutes
    • Remove from heat and serve.