Broccoli Spinach Soup - Dr. Mark Hyman

Broccoli Spinach Soup

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. 

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

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

  3. Add the lentils and stir to combine with other ingredients.

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

  5. Add broccoli florets. Cook for 5 more minutes.

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

  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

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