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Spicy Lebanese Lemon Soup

This yummy soup makes cold nights so much warmer. Lemons give this soup a fresh, clean taste and supercharge its already high nutrition factor. High in vitamin C, lemons are also an anti-inflammatory compounds. Lentils, heart healthy spices, greens …what more could this nutritionist ask for. Serve with salad and dinner is done! Make extras to freeze or lunch on.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cups Green lentils
  • 2-3 cups Organic greens chopped
  • 1 cups Vegetable broth
  • 2 Lemons
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 3 cups Water more as needed
  • 1/4 cups Fresh mint or 1/2 tsp dried
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat coconut oil in a large pot. Chop onions and add to coconut oil. Sautee until onions are golden brown about 8 minutes.
  • Add lentils, garlic, spinach to pot. Add broth and water. Add coriander, turmeric, cumin, mint salt and pepper.
  • Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer uncovered on low-medium for about 40 minutes until lentils are tender.
  • Shut off heat and add juice from lemons (about 3/4 cup) , saving a few slices for garnish.