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Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe
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Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup-is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe for a spicy vegetable soup. This recipe requires a (5 to 6 quart) slow cooker. It would be great if you could prepare this a day ahead and refrigerate until the next day. This will allow all the seasonings to meld together. It gets better with time as the complex seasonings have time to develop. The main Ingredients: onions, carrots, cauliflower, garlic, lentils, tomatoes and spinach. It is also highly seasoned. It is a diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe.

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Prep time: Morocco Moroccan
Cook time: Servings: 12


  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups chopped cauliflower
  • 1-3/4 cups dried lentils
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Combine onions, carrots, garlic, oil, cumin, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon and black pepper in a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker. Add in the broth, water, cauliflower, lentils, tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir until well combined.
  2. Cover and cook until the lentils are tender, 4 to 5 hours on HIGH or 8 to 10 hours on LOW.
  3. During the last 30 minutes of cooking, stir in spinach. Just before serving, stir in cilantro and lemon juice.