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Green Lentil Soup With Orzo


Green Lentil Soup With Orzo Green Lentil Soup With Orzo


  • 1 cup green lentils, washed and drained,
  • 1/2 cup orzo,
  • 1 onion, chopped,
  • 2 green peppers, chopped,
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste,
  • 1 tomato, diced,
  • 2 tsps ground red pepper,
  • 4 tbsps vegetable oil,
  • 5 cups water, at room temperature,
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a pan,
  2. Add onions and fry well,
  3. Add green peppers and fry,
  4. Add tomato paste and keep frying, constantly stirring,
  5. Add ground pepper and stir,
  6. Add tomatoes and fry,
  7. Add green lentils and stir,
  8. Add water and cook 10 mins. after it starts to boil,
  9. Add orzo and cook until both lentils and orzo are tender,
  10. Add salt and remove from heat.

Bon appetit…



  1. Hi there. I really want to make this soup. I am one of those that cook by following the recipes to every comma and period. So my question is: how many (diced?) tomatoes should I use?
    Thank you!


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