Vospapur (armenian lentil & spinach soup)
Armenian Spinach Vegetables Soups Appetizers Lentils
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:28:40 AM. Recipe ID 64132. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Vospapur (armenian lentil & spinach soup)
Categories: Soups, Ethnic, Appetizers, Vegetables
Yield: 6 Servings
1 lg Onion, chopped
3 ea Garlic cloves, minced
1 ts Ground cumin
1/2 ts Ground coriander
1 ts Hungarian paprika
6 c Vegetable stock
1 1/2 c Dried lentils
-- rinsed & drained
20 oz Frozen spinach, thawed
29 oz Tomatoes, chopped
Salt & pepper
4 tb Lemon juice
Heat a non-stick soup pot or Dutch oven over high heat. When the pan
is very hot, all at once add the onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, and
paprika. Let sit for 30 seconds without stirring, then add 1/4 cup of
the chicken stock. Saute over high heat, stirring, for 4 minutes. Add
another 1/4 cup of the chicken stock and scrape the bottom of the
pot. Add the lentils and spinach and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
Add the remaining 5 1/2 cups of chicken stock and the tomatoes and
bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, season with salt and pepper,
and simmer, covered, until the lentils are tender, about 50 minutes.
Season with the lemon juice and additional salt and pepper, if
needed. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving. Serving Ideas : Serve
with a good dense hearty bread.
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