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Greek Lentil Soup

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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
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Lentil, Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Even if you are not in a mood to cook, you still can serve nutritious and delicious food on your dinner table, by using your stock of canned soup products. Here, the chef is using the canned lentil soup and adding certain ingredients to give it a Greek flavor. It comes out to be quick and extremely delicious within just a few minutes. After watching this video, you are going to love the tips on quick cooking.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 101

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.4%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.7 mg5.6%

Sodium 488.2 mg20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 26.9% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 18.7% Iron 19.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Lentil Soup Recipe Video