Greek Lentil Soup

In this recipe video, Dani Spies demonstrates - how to kick up a can of soup to prepare delicious and nutritious meal, when you are not in a mood to cook. Simply add a handful of fresh ingredients or frozen foods to make a flavorful meal for your dinner. Today, she is cooking a lentil soup kicked up with a Greek flair.

Ingredients

Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , chopped
Red pepper flakes 1 1⁄2 Pinch
Lentil soup 1 Can (10 oz)
Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
Fresh baby spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Crumbled feta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Topping)
Pita chips 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Topping)

Directions

MAKING

1. Heat a pot over a medium flame. Add olive oil.

2. Add onions, garlic and a good pinch of red pepper flakes. Sauté it till it becomes tender.

3. Add a can of lentil soup.

4. Add dried oregano and fresh baby spinach. Cook it for 5 minutes or until the spinach gets wilted. Your soup is ready to serve.

SERVING

5. To serve Greek Lentil Soup, take the soup in a big bowl. Top it with freshly ground black pepper, crumbled feta cheese and pita chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 203Calories from Fat 101

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.4%

Saturated Fat 3.24 g16.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.7 mg

Sodium 488.1 mg20.34%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.43 g26%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A 26.9% Vitamin C 16.4%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 19.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet