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Lentil Soup with Spinach (Syria And Lebanon)

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Category: Beans, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Brown lentils; rinsed and
  • -drained
  • 8 c Water
  • Salt
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped fresh
  • -cilantro leaves
  • 2 lg Onion; finely chopped
  • 4 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 5 oz Spinach leaves; washed and
  • -chopped
  • 1 c Finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice


Place lentils, water and salt in a pot and cook over a medium heat until
the lentils are tender but still intact and slightly firm.

Meanwhile, fry the coriander leaves, onions, and garlic in the oil,
stirring until the onions are golden brown. Add the fried mixture with its
oil to the lentils, then stir in spinach, parsley, and lemon juice. Simmer
until the spinach is cooked. Serve.

VARIATION: Swiss chard may be substituted for the spinach.

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