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Lentil Sour Soup

What you need: 

2c lentils
6c water
1c potatoes, diced
1/2c onion, diced
3T garlic
2T olive oil
1t cumin
1t thyme
1c swiss chard or beet greens
1/3c lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon and salt to taste

What you do: 

Wash lentils and put in large pot with water, potatoes,onions, garlic, oil and spices. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer for 30 minutes. Skim off foam and add more water if needed. Stir in chard, lemon juice, zest and salt. Simmer until chard wilts.

Preparation Time: 
45 min
Cooking Time: 
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I'm pretty sure this is a recipe from Vegetarian Times Magazine article published at least a decade ago. Though fitting, the name given to this recipe is not the one in the magazine. Either way it is mighty tasty and most excellent when paired with zaatar/zatar/za'atar bread.

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