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Algerian   -   Orzo, Lamb And Lentil Soup (Algeria)   adapted from The world of Pasta

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Pound Lamb Or Beef -- cubed
  • Salt And Pepper -- to taste
  • 8 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Lentils
  • 1 Medium Onion -- chopped
  • 1 Small Carrot -- chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic -- chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Cup Orzo
Directions sauce in oil, lamb or beef. season with salt or pepper. add half the broth, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. stir in lentils, and remaining broth, simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile saute onion, carrot, and garlic in butter until soft. sprinkle with cumin and cinnamon. add them and orzo to the pot. cover, keeping lid ajar and simmer for 10 minutes or lamb and lentils are tender and pasta is al dente. season more if necessary.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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