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Bushala (Swiss Chard Soup)

Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars

"This dish is eaten as soup; it can be served hot or cold. This is a very old Assyrian recipe passed down in our family."
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35 m servings 226
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Beat yogurt and egg together in a large mixing bowl; add water and flour. Beat the mixture with an electric hand mixer until smooth; transfer to a large pot over medium heat and stir chile peppers into the mixture.
  2. Bring the yogurt mixture to a boil. Add celery, Swiss chard, and spinach to the yogurt mixture. Continue cooking until the celery softens, 15 - 20 minutes. Serve hot or chill and serve cold.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 226 calories; 4.7 30.9 17.2 37 395 Full nutrition

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Made as written except the chard had very long stems, so I substituted that for the celery. The final result was a touch bland, but adding ground pepper helped. The spice level is pretty mild --...

I replace Swiss Chard with a full bunch of fresh spinach & 2 stocks of celery. Also 1-2 yellow banana pepper is enough if you don't like your dairy spicy. Not too much water - start with a lit...

Made as written except I used a milder pepper. Very bland, tried seasoning with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion salt. It did not improve any.