Harira soup



  1. In a large pot, heat 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onions, celery, and carrots. Season with kosher salt. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring regularly until softened.
  2. Add the garlic and spices and cook for a couple of 1 to 2 minutes, stirring regularly.
  3. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, cilantro, lentils, and chickpeas. Add a dash more kosher salt and cook for 5 minutes, stirring.
  4. Add the broth and raise the heat. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes, then turn the heat to low. Cover and let simmer for 45 minutes or until the legumes are fully cooked and very tender.
  5. Stir in the pasta and cook for another 15 minutes.