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Bulgur Lentil Soup

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Looks like the flu is going everywhere! Hope everyone is staying healthy. But, when we are sick, we crave some comfort food. Nothing tastes any better than a good soup when you're under the weather .This filling soup is perfect to warm you on a cold day. It's healthy and low fat.
Ingredients
  Bulgar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken/Tofu 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Onion 1
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tumeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Getting Ready:
1. Cook the Bulgur wheat and lentils in a pressure cooker with 6 cups of water until it softens.
2. In another pan, Heat the oil and add the onion. Stir for a couple of minutes.

Making:
1. Add the ginger and garlic, and saute for another two minutes.
2. Add coriander powder, black pepper, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Saute for one minute.
3. Then add the cubed chicken/tofu/celery, carrots and salt. Saute for another couple minutes.
4. Add this mixture to bulgur and lentil. Also add the tomato sauce. Check the salt and the consistency and make sure it's to your liking. Cook until the chicken and vegetables soften.

Serving:
1. Serve hot with black pepper, cilantro, or parsley sprinkled on top.
2. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Lentil Soup

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