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  • Writer's pictureBal Arisi

Try Something Turkish this Turkey Day

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

mercimek-corbas Turkish soup
Try Something Turkish this Turkey Day. (photo

Mercimek çorbası is a beloved Turkish soup made with red lentils, chicken stock, onions, and carrots. It is often seasoned with salt, pepper, cumin, or paprika. Easy to prepare, filling, and warming, the soup is consumed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in rural parts of Turkey, especially in local eateries known as lokantas.



  • Olive oil

  • Red lentils

  • Onion

  • Carrot