Moroccan Harira (Recipe)

April 2, 2020

Moroccan Harira (Recipe)


✅ ​​​​​​​​​1 large onion

✅ 1/2 bunch cilantro (about a cup, loosely packed), washed, large stems removed

✅ 1/2 bunch parsley (about a cup, loosely packed), washed, large stems removed

✅ ​​​​​​​​​​1 stick celery, coarsely chopped

✅ ​​​​​​​​​​4 tomatoes, skins removed

✅ 1/2 cup dry green lentils, rinsed and checked for stones
✅ 1 teaspoon salt

✅ 1 teaspoon ground pepper

✅ 1 teaspoon turmeric

✅ 1/2 teaspoon ginger

✅ ​1/2 piece of any salted vegetable bullion cube

✅ ​2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

✅ 4 Tablespoons tomato paste

✅ 1 cup cooked (canned) chickpeas

✅ 1/2 cup (2 ounces) thin pasta (angel hair), broken in quarters

✅ 2 Tablespoons all whole wheat flour


1️⃣ Add onion, half of cilantro, half of parsley, celery and tomatoes to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.

2️⃣ Add blended vegetables and 2 cups of water to a large soup pot. Bring to a boil on high heat and then add the lentils, salt, pepper, turmeric, ginger, bouillon cube, olive oil and tomato paste. Bring to a boil again and then simmer on a low boil for 10 minutes.

3️⃣ After 10 minutes, add chickpeas, pasta and 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes while you make the flour/water mixture.

4️⃣ In a blender or food processor, blend 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup water until smooth. Slowly stir flour water mixture into soup. Simmer for 5 more minutes.

5️⃣ Add the rest of the chopped herbs, simmer for a few minutes. Salt and pepper, to taste.


Servings : 6
Ready in : 40 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : 30 Minute Meals, Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian, Weight Loss
Ingredient : Chickpeas, Cilantro, Flour, Lentils, Onions, Parsley, Pasta, Tomatoes

Recap Video

How to get started?

If you like the Mediterranean diet and want more recipes like this?

We do recommend getting joining The Mediterranean Inner Recipe Club. It's a weekly Mediterranean Meal Plan, grocery lists and over 200 recipes to help you get started.

Let us take all the hard work out of the Mediterranean diet for you! Hundreds of women are experiencing the same struggle you’re going through right now.

  • 7-days of meal planning, done for you
  • Complete shopping lists, already organized
  • Complete shopping lists, already organized
  • No Stress, Feel happier and energetic

Want over 200 Mediterranean recipes and meals that's planned for you?

© {2020} The Mediterranean Eats. All rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer