Lebanese Adas Bis Silq (Lentil & Swisschard Soup)

Recipe by Bergy
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the lentils and place in a large sauce pan with the 6 cups water.
  • 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) .
  • 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.
  • 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.
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