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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Turkish Recipe Ideas
Turkish Food and Drink Ideas

Vermicelli soup

This is a typical Turkish soup recipe made with a sprinkling of vermicelli. Best served warm to hot
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes - 3 tbsp
  • Chicken broth - 4 cups
  • Vermicelli - 1 cup
  • ground Pepper - 2 tbsp
  • Vermicelli - 1 cup
  • Parsley - 1/2 cup


Take a large pan heat the butter and once the butter is melted fry the finely chopped tomatoes in the butter for 5-10 min. Add the chicken stock and let it boil on low heat. After 5 mins add the vermicelli , pepper and salt . Stir well and cook for another 15 mins. Turn off the heat and cool the soup. Pour in to bowls and garnish with lemon juice, chopped parsley and sauces as desired. Can add fried thin stripes of chicken or Can add fried bread pieces to the soup.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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