Moroccan Harira

Moroccan Harira

This classic savoury Moroccan comfort soup made of tomatoes, lentils, chickpeas and noodles is a satisfying dish and tastes even better when eaten the next day!
  • 45 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 15 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 6 People


  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Knorr® Taste of Morocco Concentrated Bouillon
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 5 cups (1.2 L) water
  • 1 can (540 mL) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (398 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried brown lentils
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 oz. (30 g) angel hair pasta, broken into pieces (3/4 cup)

  1. Heat olive oil in heavy 3 to 4-qt. (3 to 4 L) pot over medium-high heat and cook onion and celery, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in Knorr® Taste of Morocco Concentrated Bouillon and garlic and cook, stirring 1 minute.

  2. Stir in water, chickpeas, tomatoes, lentils and 1/4 cup (60 mL) cilantro and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until lentils are almost tender, about 25 minutes. Stir in pasta and cook, stirring occasionally, until pasta and lentils are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in remaining cilantro and serve with lemon wedges if desired.

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