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    Lebanese Adas Bis Silq (Lentil & Swisschard Soup)

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 45 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    Bergy's Note:

    Wonderful, satisfying soup. This is a whole meal in itself. Great for lunch or dinner. Do ahead and reheat. The aroma from the garlic and cilantro fills the house and makes you want to dig right in.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash the lentils and place in a large sauce pan with the 6 cups water.
    2. 2
      Bring lentils to a boil, skimming when necessary, cover and simmer gently for approximately 1 hour or until the lentils are soft (do not under-cook) .
    3. 3
      In a separate pan heat the olive oil, add onions and cook until transparent, stir in the garlic and cook for a minute more. Add shredded swiss chard and stir fry until the leaves are wilted.
    4. 4
      Pour onions into the pot with the lentils, add cilantro, season with salt and pepper, add lemon juice and simmer for a further 15-20 minutes. Serve in soup bowls garnished with a wedge of lemon. Serve with some type of flatbread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 29, 2010

      55

      Just like my mom used to make, minus the cilantro. I have made it with and without the cilantro and I like it both ways. Thank you for posting it, Bergy.

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    • on September 16, 2009

      55

      Way better the next day.

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    • on June 12, 2007

      55

      Mom always made lentil soup with a ham bone. This was a delicious change. Served it with a nice crusty black bread. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lebanese Adas Bis Silq (Lentil & Swisschard Soup)

    Serving Size: 1 (395 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 416.0
     
    Calories from Fat 130
    31%
    Total Fat 14.5 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 218.4 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 52.9 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 24.1 g
    96%
    Sugars 4.5 g
    18%
    Protein 20.9 g
    41%

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