Lebanese Lentil & Chard Soup (Adas Bi Hamoud) Recipe

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 Adas bi hamoud is a traditional Lebanese lentil Lebanese Lentil & Chard Soup (Adas bi Hamoud) Recipe
Lebanese Lentil & Chard Soup (Adas bi Hamoud)

Servings: 3-4
Time: 35 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Adas bi hamoud is a traditional Lebanese lentil (adas) soup that is made with chard, potatoes and lots of lemon (hamoud). What you get is a naturally gluten free vegan nutritious, delicious and satisfying meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week.


1/4 C Brown Lentils
3 C Filtered Water
1 Medium Potato
1 Medium Yellow Onion
1 Tsp Sea Salt
1 Tsp Sumac
2 Handfuls Chard, chopped (stems included)
Fresh Ground Pepper, to taste
1 Lemon, juiced
Lemon wedges & Fresh ground pepper, to serve


  1. Add lentils and water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add diced potato, onion and chopped chard stems (save leaves for later) to the lentils and let it come back to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, add salt and sumac and cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes until potatoes and lentils are well cooked but not mushy.
  4. Remove fron heat and stir in chard leaves and lemon juice and season with fresh ground black pepper. Adjust salt to taste.
  5. Serve hot with extra lemon wedges and fresh ground pepper to taste.

Recipe & Photography by Nissrine @ Harmony à la Carte

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