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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:

    8-10

Ingredients

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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XOXO,

Jenn

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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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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