Massoud Nasseri's Food Blog

Massoud Nasseri's Food Blog
Massoud Nasseri's Food Blog

Friday, November 9, 2012

Lentil and Red Cabbage Soup (Soup Addas Va Kalam)

You need:
8 to 10 Oz. lentils (or a cup and half)
1 cup chopped green or red cabbage
1 can of tiny diced tomatoes
2 tablespoon of tomato paste
2 tablespoon of olive oil
1 bunch of flat leave parsley
1 carrot stick shredded
2 medium potatoes finely diced
1 onion and one bell pepper diced
1 tablespoon of salt 
1 teaspoon of black pepper
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of paprika (optional)
1 fresh lime squeezed
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar or red wine

How to make it
in a pot cook lentils in 4 cups of water adding salt/pepper/turmeric/paprika
when lentils are tender but not mashed add the potatoes/bell pepper/carrots and the cabbage
Add the can of tomatoes and the tomato paste
leave on medium heat for 15 minutes 
 stir the soup occasionally so it would not stick to the bottom of the pot
Add the parsley
Add olive oil, vinegar or wine and juice of the lime
leave on low heat for another 15 minutes

Serve in a bowl with bread on the side
(you may add hot sauce, heavy cream or sour cream as garnish)



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