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Classic Moroccan Harira By The Spruce Eats

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time40 minsCook Time1 hr 45 minsTotal Time2 hrs 25 mins

Classic Moroccan Harira By The Spruce Eats

 ½ lb meat (lamb, beef or chicken; uncooked, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces)
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 3 cups water
 3 tbsp dried lentils (picked over and washed)
 3 tbsp tomato paste (mixed evenly into 1 or 2 cups of water)
 Optional: several soup bones
For the Stock:
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 1 tbsp ground ginger
 ½ tsp pepper
 1 tbsp Kosher salt
 ½ tsp turmeric (or 1/4 teaspoon yellow colorant)
 1 bunch cilantro ( finely chopped to yield about 1/4 cup)
 1 bunch fresh parsley(finely chopped to yield about 1/4 cup)
 12 stalk celery (with leaves; finely chopped)
 1 large onion (grated)
 1 handful of dried chickpeas (soaked and then peeled)
 6 large tomatoes(about 2 pounds; peeled, seeded and pureed)
 Optional: 1 tablespoon smen
 Optional: 2 to 3 tablespoons rice (uncooked; or uncooked broken vermicelli)
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