What Is? Mercimek Çorba

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 Mercimek Çorba is Turkish red or yellow lentil soup, common as an appetizer, or with bread for breakfast.

Lentil soup can be made with many different ingredients including potato, onion, tomato, and tomato paste, and is then finished with fresh lemon juice. Available at just about every restaurant in Turkey,  Mercimek Çorba is a staple of the Turkish diet. A variation of this soup is called Ezo Gelin and is similar but includes extra ingredients like cracked wheat grains and rice.

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