Turkish Spinach and Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkish Spinach and Lentil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Turkish Spinach and Lentil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mkladouceur

Makes 8 servings



lentils and bulghur provide high protein and rosemary provides pizzaz

Recipe Ingredients for Turkish Spinach and Lentil Soup

6 1/2 oz Lentils
1/4 tsp Salt, Table
1/8 cup Olive Oil
2 cup, chopped Onions
3 cloves(9 g) Garlic
1/4 tsp Cayenne
1/4 grams Bay Leaves
1/2 cup Premium Bulghur Wheat
1/4 cup Parsley
14 oz Recipe Ready Chopped Tomatoes
4 tbsp Tomato Paste
1 tsp Rosemary, Dried
1 dash Pepper, Black
10 oz Spinach
1 cup (8 fl oz) Water

Recipe Directions for Turkish Spinach and Lentil Soup

  1. Rinse and bring lentils to boil in salted stock or water; simmer 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.

  2. saute onlions until translucent in olive oil;

  3. add garlic, cayenne, bay leaves, and bulghur, stirring until onions begin to brown;

  4. stir in parsley and tomatoes until heated through;

  5. add tomato paste;

  6. Combine lentils and their liquid with the onion bulghur mixture and simmer for 15 minutes;

  7. add rosemary, salt, pepper to taste and more stock or water;

  8. remove bay leaves and stir in spinach, and serve

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 197.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
177
Calories from Fat
36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.0g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
211mg
9%
Potassium
344mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
27.9g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 7% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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