Lentil Soup – 2 versions

This is how my mom makes mergimekli chorba (lentil soup)1 cup red lentils,cleaned from small stones and impurties (but maybe your lentils don't need this step) and well rinsed.1 potato, grossly diced1 carrot, grossly diced1 zucchini, grossly diced1 large onion, choppedsome garlic (4-5 cloves)Bouillon (I guess about 8 cups)Cuminsalt and black pepperBoil everything together until lentils and vegtables are very soft.Blend (easiest with a hand

2023-09-02T00:07:00+02:00January 31st, 2010|

Lebanese green beans (Loubieh bi zeit)

This is a delicious way of cooking green beans which my friend Zaza taught me.I usually use flat beans for this recipe, but I'm sure it will also work with "haricots verts".- Clean and string the green beans if necessary (about 700 g)- Clean 4 big ripe tomatoes. Peel them if you have the patience :-) and cut them in large boats- Peel 10 to

2023-09-02T00:07:00+02:00January 31st, 2010|
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