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Red Lentil Soup with Wilted Greens

Red Lentil Soup with Wilted Greens
Serves 5
Thick Red Lentil soup with lemon and a hint of coconut with wilted greens will fill your tummy and warm you on any cool evening.
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Cook Time
35 min
Cook Time
35 min
1979 calories
313 g
0 g
41 g
123 g
15 g
2746 g
5882 g
13 g
0 g
21 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
2746g
Servings
5
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1979
Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g
63%
Saturated Fat 15g
76%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 5882mg
245%
Total Carbohydrates 313g
104%
Dietary Fiber 62g
246%
Sugars 13g
Protein 123g
Vitamin A
1231%
Vitamin C
1033%
Calcium
94%
Iron
271%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil
  2. 1 large onion, diced,
  3. 6 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  5. 2 cups uncooked red lentils, rinsed
  6. 6 cups organic veggie broth
  7. zest of 1 lemon
  8. 2 small lemons, juiced
  9. 1/4 teaspoon finely ground fresh pepper
  10. salt to taste
  11. 4 cups baby mixed baby greens: kale, spinach, green chard
  12. 1/4 cup light coconut milk
Instructions
  1. In large pot, heat oil on med-high; add diced onions
  2. Reduce heat to med-low and cook until soft, do not let them brown too much;
  3. Stir in minced garlic; cook until just fragrant without browning garlic.
  4. Add drained, rinsed lentils and turmeric, salt and pepper; stir for a couple of minutes
  5. Add broth; bring to boil and then turn down flame.
  6. Simmer over low heat for about 30 minutes stirring now and then.
  7. Soup will be ready when thick and creamy; you can add a little more broth as needed.
  8. Turn off heat.
  9. Add greens, lemon juice, zest and coconut milk; let greens wilt.
  10. Adjust seasoning.
  11. Serve hot
Notes
  1. If desired, use only baby spinach in place of mixed greens.
Adapted from from a recipe by Amy Chaplin - The Wholefood Kitchen
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calories
1979
fat
41g
protein
123g
carbs
313g
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Adapted from from a recipe by Amy Chaplin - The Wholefood Kitchen
Kat Maeda https://katmaeda.com/

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