Turkish Chickpea & Lamb Soup

March/April 2010

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This recipe was inspired by a hearty lamb and chickpea soup from Turkey. Finishing it with a dollop of pistachio-mint pesto adds another layer of flavor.

Turkish Chickpea & Lamb Soup

1 Review for Turkish Chickpea & Lamb Soup

all time favorite with exquisite flavors

This is a fabulous soup and easy to make. I used ground lamb and fried and drained it, then added to the soup. I also used canned garbonzo beans rather than dried chickpeas. The pistachio-mint pesto really sets this soup apart. I substitued toasted almonds for pistachios as they were less expensive and already shelled.

delicious and unique, good for entertaining

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