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**Slow Cooker Moroccan Style Lentil and Garbanzo Soup

Slow Cooker Moroccan Style Lentil and Garbanzo Soup

  • Cooking Time:

    4–5 hours on Low
  • Servings:



2 tbsp Extra Vir­gin Olive Oil
1 medi­um onion, chopped
3 large gar­lic cloves, chopped
1 medi­um yel­low squash, chopped
1 car­rot, diced and chopped (option­al)
2 cel­ery stalks, chopped
14 oz. can diced toma­toes
1/4 tea­spoon ground cin­na­mon
1/2 tea­spoon ground turmer­ic
1/2 tea­spoon ground cumin
a pinch saf­fron strands, crushed
20–25 sprigs fresh cilantro
10–15 mint leaves, option­al
salt to taste
black pep­per to taste
1/3 cup red or brown lentils cleaned and rinsed
8 cups water
1 1/2 cups gar­ban­zo beans, boiled
1 bay leaf

Love, Love, Love Slow Cook­er Moroc­can Style Lentil and Gar­ban­zo Soup!

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medi­um high heat.
  2. Add bay leaf, fol­lowed by gar­lic and cook for few sec­onds longer.
  3. Add the onions, and cook for 5–6 min­utes until ten­der, stir­ring occa­sion­al­ly.
  4. Add squash, cin­na­mon, turmer­ic, cumin, salt, saf­fron, cilantro, mint and toma­toes and cook for 5 min­utes until spices and herbs are nice­ly blend­ed with the veg­eta­bles.
  5. Trans­fer to slow cook­er.
  6. Add 8 cups of water.
  7. Add red lentils and gar­ban­zo beans.
  8. Cov­er. Cook on Low for 4–5 hours.
  9. Add black pep­per to taste and serve hot, after you remove the bay leaf.

NOTE: Add veg­eta­bles of your choice! I like car­rots in soup!

NOTE: Check at 2–3 hours as this has some­times cooked very fast for me!

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Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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