Spinach Lentil Soup

Spinach Lentil Soup

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Turkey kielbasa, spinach, and lentils are combined to yield a hearty soup.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 150
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 1/3 cup uncooked white rice
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces turkey kielbasa, chopped
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag fresh spinach, torn


  • 1   In a pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 2   Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the turkey kielbasa until lightly browned. Mix in onion and carrot, and season with red pepper. Cook and stir until tender. Pour in the water and broth, and mix in lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes.
  • 3   Stir the cooked rice and spinach into the soup, and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 2.4g 4%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Potassium 476mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 22.7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6.1g 24%
Protein 10.1g 20%
Sugars 3g  
Vitamin A 4686IU  
Vitamin C 12mg  
Calcium 55mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 55mg  
Folate 195mcg