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Spicy lentil and black rice soup with kale, spinach and leek

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.84

$0.84 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:94%

Spoonacular Score: 94%

 

Spicy lentil and black rice soup with kale, spinach and leek is a gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan recipe with 12 servings. One portion of this dish contains about 11g of protein, 1g of fat, and a total of 202 calories. For 84 cents per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up onion, carrot, leek, and a few other things to make it today. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. Autumn will be even more special with this recipe. It works well as a very affordable hor d'oeuvre. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. Overall, this recipe earns an awesome spoonacular score of 94%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Spicy Sausage Lentil & Kale Soup, Spicy Sausage Lentil & Kale Soup, and Spicy Chorizo Red Lentil Soup with Kale.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup black rice
black rice
2 cups
2 cups diced carrot
diced carrot
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cayenne
cayenne
2
2  diced celery stalks
diced celery stalks
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp chili powder
chili powder
1 tsp
1 tsp cumin
cumin
2 cups
2 cups green lentils
green lentils
1 tsp
1 tsp dried thyme
dried thyme
3
3  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
1 bunch
1 bunch canned kale
canned kale
1
1  leek
leek
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps oregano
oregano
1 tsp
1 tsp black cracked pepper
black cracked pepper
1
1  red diced onion
red diced onion
2 tsps
2 tsps sea salt
sea salt
0.5 bunch
0.5 bunch fresh spinach
fresh spinach
4 cups
4 cups vegetable broth
vegetable broth
10 cups
10 cups water
water
1 cup black rice
1 cup
black rice
2 cups diced carrot
2 cups
diced carrot
0.25 tsps cayenne
0.25 tsps
cayenne
2  diced celery stalks
2
diced celery stalks
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp
cumin
2 cups green lentils
2 cups
green lentils
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp
dried thyme
3  garlic cloves
3
garlic cloves
1 bunch canned kale
1 bunch
canned kale
1  leek
1
leek
0.5 tsps oregano
0.5 tsps
oregano
1 tsp black cracked pepper
1 tsp
black cracked pepper
1  red diced onion
1
red diced onion
2 tsps sea salt
2 tsps
sea salt
0.5 bunch fresh spinach
0.5 bunch
fresh spinach
4 cups vegetable broth
4 cups
vegetable broth
10 cups water
10 cups
water

Equipment

pot
pot
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. Start by soaking your beautiful green lentils in water while you dice up all of your veggies.
  2. While your lentils are soaking in the water, chop up your carrots, celery, garlic, onion and leek.
  3. Once all your veggies are chopped, heat up the olive oil in a stock pot over medium high heat and add the diced veggies. Cook just until the the onion and garlic softens, about 7 minutes or so.
  4. While your veggies are cooking, chop up your kale and get it ready to go, but don't add it yet. You don't need to worry about chopping the spinach leaves, when it comes time to add them, just use the whole leaf.
  5. Once your veggies are cooked, drain your lentils and add them and the rice to the veggies. If you can't find a black rice, just use wild rice.
  6. Give the veggies, rice and lentils a stir and then add your veggie broth, water, kale, spinach and all of the spices and turn the heat to high.
  7. Keep the burner on high just until the soup boils, reduce the heat to low and cover for 25 minutes. Covering the soup will ensure that the lentils and rice cook thoroughly.
  8. After the soup cooks covered for 25 minutes, remove the cover and continue to cook on low for another 30 minutes or so. I added another 1/2 tsp of salt and a bit of pepper for flavoring at this point and it was a perfect balance.
  9. After the final 30 minutes of simmer, simply serve and enjoy!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.85
Ingredient
1 cup black rice
2 cups diced carrot
¼ teaspoons cayenne
2 diced celery stalks
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
2 cups green lentils
1 teaspoon dried thyme
3 garlic cloves
1 bunch canned kale
1 leek
½ teaspoons oregano
1 teaspoon black cracked pepper
1 red diced onion
2 teaspoons sea salt
½ bunches fresh spinach
4 cups vegetable broth
Price
$1.65
$0.45
$0.05
$0.03
$0.34
$0.13
$1.10
$0.22
$0.20
$0.57
$0.33
$0.05
$0.06
$0.37
$0.05
$1.52
$3.02
$10.15

Nutritional Information

Quickview
202 Calories
10g Protein
1g Total Fat
38g Carbs
98% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
202k
10%

Fat
1g
2%

  Saturated Fat
0.21g
1%

Carbohydrates
38g
13%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
759mg
33%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
10g
22%

Vitamin A
6502IU
130%

Vitamin K
122µg
117%

Manganese
1mg
67%

Folate
202µg
51%

Fiber
12g
49%

Vitamin B1
0.39mg
26%

Vitamin C
18mg
23%

Phosphorus
226mg
23%

Magnesium
86mg
22%

Iron
3mg
22%

Vitamin B6
0.38mg
19%

Potassium
577mg
17%

Copper
0.3mg
15%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin B5
1mg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Selenium
6µg
10%

Calcium
92mg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

covered percent of daily need

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