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Lemony Lentil Spinach Soup Recipe

Posted on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:39 PM


Lemony Lentil Spinach Soup Recipe

Serves: 4. Prep time:  10 minutes active; 6 hours, 10 minutes total. 

1 cup lentils
1⁄2 large lemon, seeds removed
2 large carrots, chopped
4 cups water
1 teaspoon oregano
3⁄4 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups fresh local spinach, chopped
1⁄2 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Place the lentils, lemon half, carrots, water, oregano, salt and pepper in the slow cooker. Cover and set on low, and cook for 6 hours.

  2. At 6 hours, take off the lid and stir in the spinach and parsley. Stir for 1 minute to wilt, adjust seasonings and serve.


  1. Add oregano and a crumble of feta to give this lemony soup a Greek flavor profile. Serve with pita wedges and hummus.

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