Green Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk and Warm Spices
Green Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk and Warm Spices
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    I'm going to try this soup with split peas instead of lentils because my nephrologist has just given me a more restrictive kidney diet with split peas and boiled

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups French green lentils brown lentils work in a pinch
    • 6 cups vegetable stock
    • 1 fresh thyme bushy sprig
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
    • 3 tablespoons butter vegetable or coconut oil
    • 1 onion large, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ground nutmeg a pinch of freshly-
    • 1 cup coconut milk or to taste, I normally use a whole 14oz/400ml can which makes a slightly richer soup
    • 3 handfuls fresh spinach ~7oz/200g, chard or kale, washed, tough stems discarded and cut into ribbons, optional
    • salt
    • freshly ground black pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 317 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.61%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 89.35%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 749 mg 31.2%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.45%
    • Potassium: 432 mg 12.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 30.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 37.47%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.24%
    • Vitamin C 5.4%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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