Pomegranate Soup Recipe

This recipe is from Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran.

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

Meatballs

Soup

Instructions

Meatballs

  1. Prepare meatballs by mixing together meat, salt and pepper. Form meat into golf ball sized balls. Cover and refrigerate to add to soup later.

Soup

  1. In a large soup pot, heat olive oil. Stir in chopped onion and cook until golden. Add water, peas, salt, and pepper. Bring to boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in green onion, parsley, cilantro, and mint. Return to simmer, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add pomegranate juice, rice, lemon juice, sugar, and meatballs. Return to simmer, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.