Lentil, Bulgur Wheat, Paprika & Mint Soup

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Between overtime at work and various other stuff it’s likely to be busy this week, so decided to knock up this tasty lentil soup.  Between this, the biryani rice, and a pack of defrosted mini-naans I should be well sorted dinner-wise for the week ahead….

Original from here:

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2011/feb/05/couscous-bulgur-quinoa-recipes

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Lentil, Bulgur Wheat, Paprika & Mint Soup
 
Half a white onion, chopped finely
One clove garlic, chopped finely
Generous dollop tomato puree
Vegetable stock
Smoked paprika
Half a tablespoon honey
Bulgar wheat
Red lentils

 

In a wok, saute the onion for a few minutes in oil or butter.

Add the garlic and cook for a minute or so more.

Mix up the hot stock and add the honey, smoked paprika, tomato puree and a little salt. Mix well.

Add a generous couple of handfuls of wheat and lentils to the wok, stir into the onion mix, and then add the stock.

Bring to the boil , then reduce the heat to a simmer.

Partially cover the wok and simmer for 20 mins.

Dribble with olive oil and a little dried mint, then continue to simmer until the lentils and and wheat are tender.  Layer bread in a bowl and pour the soup over, then top with a dollop of yogurt.

 

 

 

 

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