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Broccoli Spinach Soup

Broccoli Spinach Soup

  • Ready In 30 minutes
  • Serves 2

In a recent Eat Fat Get Thin Challenge, we had nutritional chef, Mikaela Reuben, share helpful tips to make cooking easy and doable. Today, she is sharing a delicious recipe that is exactly that. This comforting, Pegan Diet approved soup is rich in vitamin C and fat soluble vitamins E and K. Enjoy! Click here to view PDF version. 

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoons grass-fed butter or ghee

  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped onion

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1/4 cup red lentils

  • 2 cups organic mushroom broth

  • 1 medium crown broccoli, cut into florets

  • 1 1/2 cups spinach

Step 1

In a medium pot, melt the butter over medium heat.

Step 2

Add in the chopped onion, salt, pepper, thyme and lemon zest. Cook for about 3 minutes or until onions are soft.

Step 3

Add the lentils and stir to combine with other ingredients.

Step 4

Add the mushroom broth and continue to cook on medium for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add broccoli florets. Cook for 5 more minutes.

Step 6

When the lentils and broccoli are nearly done cooking, add the spinach and cook for 1 more minute.

Step 7

Remove from the heat and pour the soup into a blender and puree on high until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 1⁄2 cups)

calories 277 • fat 8 g • protein 19 g • carbohydrate 41 g • sodium 693 mg

Mark Hyman MD is the Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, the Founder of The UltraWellness Center, and a ten-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author.

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