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Freekeh Soup

Freekeh is an excellent source of fibers very important for the digestive system. It has been used in numerous recipes, traditional and “novel” ones. Freekeh chicken soup offers a number of benefits. It is a great source of proteins, fluids and minerals. It helps in boosting the immunity system and providing energy and nutrients to the body.

Freekeh soup

Region: Bednayel – Bekaa

Number of persons: 6 persons

Calories: 280 Calories/portion

Preparation Time: 90mns


1 cup of Freekeh

1 big onion, finely chopped

8-10 cups of chicken broth

1 tbsp. of vegetable oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation Steps:

  1. Under running water, rinse the Freekeh to clean it from dust and debris
  2. In a cooking pot, stir fry the onions in the vegetable oil until golden
  3. Add the Freekeh and stir well then add the salt and pepper
  4. Pour the chicken broth and leave on a low heat until it boils
  5. After boiling, leave the soup to simmer on a low heat for around 30-35 minutes until the Freekeh is well cooked
  6. Enjoy with a dash of lemon juice

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