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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Lemon, lentil and spinach soup Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Lemon, lentil and spinach soup.
Ingredients (serves 6)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 1/2 cups dried brown lentils
3 potatoes, peeled, diced
2 litres vegetable stock
1 bunch English spinach, leaves removed, washed, chopped
2 lemons, rind finely grated, juiced
Turkish bread, to serve
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until soft. Add lentils, potatoes and stock. Bring to the boil. Use a slotted spoon to skim any residue from surface of soup.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, for 25 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove from heat. Add spinach, 1/2 cup of lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Stir until well combined. Ladle into bowls. Top with lemon rind. Serve with bread.
Super Food Ideas – May 2004, Page 62
Recipe by Dixie Elliott