Prep Time: Ten minutes

Cook time: Forty Five minutes

Serves: Eight persons

Description Edit

This delicious and healthy lentil soup was brought to Trinidad by the Syrian/Lebanese Community.

Ingredients Edit

Dumplings Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Boil two cups lentils in ten cups water for forty minutes or until soft. Add three teaspoons salt and one teaspoon black pepper to water.
  2. While lentils are boiling, peel and dice two large onions and fry/sauté with two ounces butter in a large saucepan until golden brown, then add to boiling lentils.
  3. Knead one cup flour, two ounces water and two tablespoons of olive oil.
  4. Pinch off and roll into quarter inch dumplings and throw into boiling soup.
  5. Boil for ten more minutes and voila.
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