Makhlouta is an amazing Lebanese soup best served with fresh lemon quartered. This delicious soup is a mixture of fine flavors. The chicken broth base goes perfect with lentils and rice.
1 onion, diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
3-2/3 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup red lentils, washed and picked over for stones
1/2 cup cooked rice
black pepper and salt to taste
1 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 lemon, quartered
1. In a 4-quart saucepan on medium heat add olive oil and onion. Cook until tender. Add chicken broth, pepper, salt, coriander and cumin. Bring to a full boil, add lentils then reduce heat to low. Cook for about 30 minutes.
2. Add cooked rice, mix well. Serve each dish with a lemon quarter.