Red Lentil and Spinach Soup

Red Lentil and Spinach Soup: Red Lentils, Spinach, Cinnamon Stick, Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Cumin, Salt, Pepper

Red Lentil and Spinach Soup: Red Lentils, Spinach, Cinnamon Stick, Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Cumin, Salt, Pepper

Red Lentil and Spinach Soup

This soup was part of an iftar meal which included lettuce salad, kebabs, raita, and hummus. It’s full of nutrients, yet low in fat.

Ingredients

1/2 c. Skinned Split Red Lentils

1 c. Spinach, chopped

1 in. Cinnamon Stick

2 Red Onions, sliced

3 Tomatoes, roughly chopped

2 Cloves Garlic, crushed

1 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

Juice from 1 Lemon

1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder

To Prepare

Mix Lentils, Spinach, Cinnamon Stick, Onion, Tomato, and Garlic in a pressure cooker. Add 4 c. Water and cook for 7-8 minutes after the pressure forms. Remove from fire. Remove the Cinnamon Stick. Cool then blend in a mixer. Add Salt, Pepper, and 1 1/2 c. Water. Bring to a boil, then lower the temperature and simmer for 2 minutes. Strain the soup by pouring the soup through a fine mesh sieve into a serving pot. Add Lemon Juice and Cumin.

Serves 4-6

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