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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 107.1
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 147.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Spinach 'n lentils soup

Submitted by: NITAINMN
Spinach 'n lentils soup

Introduction

This high protien-high fiber, low fat-low carb, soup provides plenty of nutrients. Filling and delicious soup can be served over brown rice or eaten with crispy fresh baked Artisan bread. This high protien-high fiber, low fat-low carb, soup provides plenty of nutrients. Filling and delicious soup can be served over brown rice or eaten with crispy fresh baked Artisan bread.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    Ingredients:

    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Garlic, 3 cloves, chopped fine
    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    Pepper powder, paprika or cayenne, 1 tsp
    Coriander powder, 1 tsp
    Split red Lentils, 1 cup
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 1 cup, chopped or sliced
    Spinach, frozen, 1 package (10 oz) yields
    Ginger Root, 1 tsp grated
    Cilantro, raw, 4 tbsp


Directions

Heat a 4 Qt. pot, add olive oil. When it is heated, add chopped garlic , stir and brown. Add chopped onion, stir and cook till transparent. Add all the powders, brown for 30 seconds, stir in washed split mediterranean lentils with 4 cups of water. Cook on hot till the mixture starts boiling. Lower the heat one level, cover tight and, cook for 10 minutes or until the lentils are soft. Add 2 more cups of water, chopped tomatoes, defrosted spinach and salt. Cook another 10 minutes until lentils are tender, spinach is cooked and, the soup is nice and thick. Garnish with shredded ginger and fresh chopped cilantro leaves. Serves 5-1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NITAFROMCT.






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  • This is delicious! If you are really a fan of garlic, sauteed 2 cloves with a dash of olive oil and pour on top of your soup along with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice! - 11/10/11

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  • This recipe is great! I served it over rice - yum! - 3/29/09

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  • Can't wait to try this- adding the ingredients to my grocery list today!!! - 3/8/09

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  • Yup, you guessed it! I had this for lunch today too! It was also excellent! I know - I am a VERY lucky Sparker! - 3/13/08

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  • Awesome!!! We love spinach, lentils and soup, what could be better on a cold winter evening. You could vary this recipe endlessly by adding, changing seaonings. It's chock full of wholesome ingredients. Thanks! - 12/7/07

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