Project Description


  • ¼ cup Sultan olive oil olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped onion
  • 1 russet potato, cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup Ziyad Brand small Green lentils, washed
  • 1 tsp Ziyad Brand ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Ziyad Brand ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp Ziyad Brand chili flakes
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • 8 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 1 small bunch of Swiss chard, tough stems removed
  • Juice of one lemon about 3 tablespoons lemon juice plus lemon wedges to serve on the side


Step 1

Heat the olive oil and add the chopped onions cook until they are softened 3-4 minutes

Step 2

Add potatoes, stir for a minute, add the lentils and spices, toss to combine. Add the vegetable stock or water. Bring soup to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until the lentils and potatoes are tender around 30 minutes. Add the chopped chard leaves, and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Off the heat stir in the lemon juice and adjust the seasoning to taste.

Step 3

Serve with lemon wedges and #ziyadbrand olives