Armenian Lentils & Swiss Chard
Jan Webb McQuistan


6 cups boiling water
1 1/2 cups lentils
1 1/2 tsp. salt
(Put lentils in boiling water; bring to boil, lower heat & simmer 20 minutes.)
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
3 Tbs. chopped green peppers
3 Tbs. sliced fresh mushrooms
2 Tbs. olive oil on water
6-8 stalks Swiss Chard (chopped coarsely)
1 pkg. G. Washington Brown seasoning


Saute onion, garlic, peppers and mushrooms in olive oil. Add half this mixture to lentils and stir well. Simmer another 15 minutes. Save other half for chard.

Add chopped chard and G.W. seasoning to remaining onion and garlic mixture and 1/2 cup lentils liquid. Steam 5 minutes.

Combine with lentils and simmer 5 minutes. Serve on cooked brown rice or ala (bulgar wheat). With a salad makes a whole meal.