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Hamusta Soup

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is an Iraqi Kurdish soup that is very popular in Israel."
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50 m servings 96
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Stir chard, celery, zucchini, carrots, potato, garlic, lemon juice, sugar, and salt together in a large pot; add water. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until the vegetables are fork-tender, about 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can add prepared kubbeh to the finished soup, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 96 calories; 0.3 22.4 3.2 0 1270 Full nutrition

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This is a very tasty soup and my first time trying an Iraqi Kurdish soup. I loved the lemon garlic flavor combined with the Swiss chard. It's easy to make, and super healthy! You don't have to f...

I added small red and yellow potatoes and did not discard the stalks but added them in.

Way too lemony for me. I added vegetable broth to cut the lemon but won't make again.