Chef Diana’s Lentil Chard Soup

This delicious soup is healthy and full of color. Serve it as part of a meal or enjoy it as the main course.

Ingredients

Directions

Sauté all vegetables, except Swill chard, over medium heat, uncovered, until slightly crisp (approx. 10 minutes).Rinse lentils and add to stock pot. Add tomatoes and broth. Add 1 cup chopped parsley and any additional herbs (dill, oregano, basil). Season to taste.

Cover and bring to slow boil then reduce to medium simmer. Add additional water (approx. 2 cups) during the cooking process and cook for approx. 45 minutes. During the last 15 minutes add the chopped Swiss chard leaves and ½ cup parsley. Continue cooking covered over low heat.

Top with your favorite grated cheese and serve.