Turkish Lentil Soup Recipe With Vegetables πŸ₯£ Easy and Delicious Turkish Food Recipes

Easy Turkish Red Lentil soup is one of the best known among the Turkish Soups. It is so easy to make and very healthy and delicious. With some dried bread cubes you may even have it for lunch or dinner time with some side dishes.
Ingredients for Turkish Red Lentil Soup:
1 medium size onion
4 tbsp olive oil
2 medium size carrots, 1 medium size potato (optional if you want only lentil soup you may omit)
1+ 1/4 cups red lentils (washed)
1 tsp salt
1tbsp dried mint
1/2 tsp cumin, red ground pepper
1/4 tsp turmeric (optional)
2 cloves of chopped garlic
2 cups chicken or meat stock (preferably home made)
4-6 cups boiling water (Enough for the soup consistency)

For the butter and pepper sauce:
1 tbsp butter
2-3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp or less red pepper flakes