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Ras el hanout, a spice blend, is available in Middle Eastern stores. Use garam masala in a pinch. Garnish with chopped tomato, red bell pepper, cucumber, onion, hard-cooked egg, or a mix; serve with pita bread.

Rozanne Gold
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2012

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Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
2 hrs 21 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place pita in a bowl; cover with 1/2 cup boiling water. Let stand for 1 minute. Drain; reserve pita. Combine moistened pita, 1 tablespoon oil, and next 5 ingredients (through onion) in food processor; pulse until almost smooth. Scrape into a bowl; stir in tomato puree and next 5 ingredients (through cinnamon). Cover and chill 2 hours. Ladle about 1 cup soup into each of 8 bowls; top each with about 1 teaspoon oil and 3/4 teaspoon cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts

128 calories; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 14.6g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 281mg; calcium 26mg.
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