This lentil, carrot and quick pickled fennel salad makes the perfect light yet satiating lunch or dinner all on it’s own or paired with some roasted vegetables and/or a spread on whole grain sourdough. It comes together quickly for a delicious nutrient dense meal.
Adas bi hamoud is a traditional Lebanese lentil (adas) soup that is made with chard, potatoes and lots of lemon (aka hamoud). It can be made brothy like a soup or dense like a stew. For a more dense version, increase the amount of lentils to half a cup. Otherwise, follow the recipe below for a brothy soup version. Either way, you get a nutritious, delicious and satisfying meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Chickpeas are mashed and mixed with lemon juice, tahini, sea salt, fresh ground pepper, fresh parsley and fresh mint and sandwiched between two slices of multigrain sourdough bread with sumac roasted carrots and quick pickled cabbage.
This spread is perfect for a picnic, on your favourite sanwich or served with crackers and crudités. It’s a wonderful appetizer, makes a great addition to the buffet table at a party and a wonderful picnic companion. It’s loaded with the goodness of roasted heirloom carrots, creamy cannellini beans and deliciously tangy and sumac spice. It’s so good you’ll want to spread it on everything.