13 Reviews

Yummy! Used this recipe to prepare chard and kale I received in our share from the local CSA. Used to think I did not like those greens, but this recipe sure makes them tasty and easy to prepare. Best summarized by my husband's comment "you sure prepare weird stuff well". Thank you for sharing!

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szczotka May 28, 2011

This is a really punchy soup; the lemon and the garlic really make this soup really fresh and interesting. I used home made vegetable stock, and a little fresh coriander. Quick, simple, and delicious, this has to be one of my favourite quick broths.

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fleurdegris July 07, 2012

While I was skeptical about the flavor of this, we tried this for dinner the other night and it turned out great! I thought that with using water instead of broth it would be too bland but that was not the case. That being said I will probably try this with broth the next time. I used red chard so the soup broth turned out a lovely purple color which the kids thought was great. The only one not impressed was my picky husband. He's a meat and potatoes kind of guy tho. =) Thank you for sharing!

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DbKnadler January 26, 2012

I added a bunch of spices and more lemon to this and it was good. I really like the addition of the swiss chard in it. I think I would use broth next time to give it more flavor. I couldn't believe you could barely taste all that raw garlic! Fed 4 as an entree.

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Maito November 01, 2009

I made this soup, and it was absolutely delicious!! I did add two potatoes to make it a little more hearty since I was serving it as an entree. Both my husband and my two year old loved it as well. Thank you so much for the recipe, Elmotoo.

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potter_kristine July 29, 2008

It was very garlicy!! and I love garlic so it was delicious. I could have probably added potatoes etc. For people who do not like garlic, I would add half the amount.

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tomomi.kojima June 28, 2008

Yum!!! The lemon gives it a fresh, bright twist, the garlic makes it pungent and fragrant, and olive oil makes it rich, all grounded in earthy lentil goodness. We had the soup with some toasted bread and were very satisfied with the healthy, simple, fast meal.

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juls.tran April 24, 2008

This is such a great soup! It went quite well with my DH's BBQ'd ribs! He - very picky indeed, especially concerning vegetables - loved this! I think it's because the amount of lemon juxtaposes nicely with the lentils, garlic, and chard. I also love and appreciate the simplicity of this recipe. Thanks, Elmotoo! Made for N*A*M*E Tag.

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mersaydees April 15, 2008
Lebanese Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup