Lamb and Bulgur Soup (Shorba Freek)

This tasty soup begins with lamb shoulder, cinnamon, onions, garlic and chickpeas. Finished with tomatoes, bulgur and some fresh parsley and mint. Wonderful on cool nights!!

Heat oil in a stock pot over medium-high heat. Add the lamb, onion, garlic, and cinnamon. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook stirring frequently, until meat is browned and onions are...


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 pound lamb shoulder with bones, cut into pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes with juice
  • 1/4 cup bulgur (cracked wheat), uncooked
  • 7 cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint

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