Lebanese Lentil Soup – 3adass Bi Hamoud Recipe

There’s nothing better than having a bowl of hot soup during a cold rainy day.  When that soup is packed with nutrients, that’s a cherry on top. 3adass bi Hamoud, spelled ‘Aadas, or Lebanese Lentil soupis a nutrient dense and healthy soup. The combination of chard, lemon and lentils leaves you energized and content!  Since the weather has been swinging between summer and winter. This means you can enjoy 3adass bi Hamoud all year round! 

 

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Lebanese Lentil Soup – 3adass Bi Hamoud Recipe

Lentil is a staple in most Lebanese households, and this soup has been a frequently prepared meal for decades. With the perfect balance between sweet and sour, 3adass b Hamoud will be a dish loved by the whole family! ِAnd, For all the mamas and health conscious cooks, this recipe is a nutrient powerhouse. Chard is rich in iron, potassium, magnesium, and many vitamins. And lentils have been considered a super-food since ancient times. They are a most affordable source of iron, fiber, and plant based protein!   

Let’s set the nutrition talk aside for a moment, and focus on convenience.  3adass bi Hamoud is simple, easy to make and customizable. You can spice it to your preference, and add some root vegetables to it as well. Some Mamas prefer to thicken the soup by adding potato chunks; others opt to add flour instead as its a bit quicker. We recommend potatoes as they add a lovely texture and flavor to the soup. Potatoes also make 3adass bi Hamoud even heartier than it already is! For an extra crunch, you can add a few croutons on top as well! 

As mentioned, this recipe is easy and quick. But if you find yourself with no time to cook, it’s a great idea to prepare it on weekends and save some for the coming week!

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Lebanese Lentil Soup - 3adass Bi Hamoud Recipe
A hearty Lebanese soup made of lentils and chard.
3adass b hamoud
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
3adass b hamoud
Instructions
  1. Cover the lentils with water, and boil over medium heat in a large pot.
  2. In a pan, stir fry the onions in olive oil until golden.
  3. When lentils start boiling, add the chopped Swiss chard, potatoes, lemon juice, fried onions, and garlic.
  4. Bring to boil until lentils and potatoes are soft. At all times, keep the mixture covered with water.
  5. Add seasoning and some lemon juice to taste.
  6. Add the coriander ans stir in before turning off the heat.
  7. Serve with croutons on top or crunchy pita bread on the side and ENJOY!
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