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Vospapur (Armenian Lentil and Spinach Soup)

 

159

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

1

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 large onions
chopped
3 each garlic cloves
minced
1 teaspoon cumin
ground
½ teaspoon coriander
ground
*
1 teaspoon paprika
6 cups vegetable stock
1 ½ cups lentils
dried, rinsed & drained
20 ounces spinach
thawed
29 ounces tomatoes
chopped
1 x salt and black pepper
*
4 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Heat a non-stick soup pot or Dutch oven over high heat.

When the pan is very hot, all at once add the onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, and paprika.

Let sit for 30 seconds without stirring, then add ¼ cup of the chicken stock.

Sauté over high heat, stirring, for 4 minutes.

Add another ¼ cup of the chicken stock and scrape the bottom of the pot.

Add the lentils and spinach and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

Add the remaining 5½ cups of chicken stock and the tomatoes and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to low, season with salt and pepper, and simmer, covered, until the lentils are tender, about 50 minutes.

Season with the lemon juice and additional salt and pepper, if needed.

Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 442g (15.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 2114% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 17g 68%
Sugars g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 9% Iron 26%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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