Lentil and Bulgur Soup

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Lentil and bulgur soup with dried mint and chili. So comforting!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp pepper paste
  • 2 tbsp water, to dissolve pepper and tomato paste
  • 1 and ½ tsp dried mint
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • 7 cups water
  • ½ cup bulgur
  • ½ cup lentils, I used red but green works fine too.
  • Salt to taste
  • A few sprigs fresh mint for garnish
  • 1 lemon when serving


  1. Saute onion in olive oil.
  2. Mix tomato paste and pepper paste with 2 tbsp water and pour it into the pot.
  3. Add dried mint and chili. Stir.
  4. Wash lentils and bulgur well and add them into the pot. Stir for a few minutes.
  5. Pour 7 cups water and let it boil.
  6. Bring it to the lowest heat and boil for 30 minutes so that all flavors combine well.
  7. Serve hot with fresh mint on the top.
  8. Squeeze lemon in your bowl when having this soup.


Keywords: bulgur soup, lentil bulgur soup