1 Medium Yellow Onion, Diced
3 Ribs Celery, Diced
2 Medium Carrots Peeled and Diced
4 Cloves Garlic, Smashed, Peeled and Diced
1 Tsp Grated Fresh Ginger
1 Pound Red Lentils, Sorted and Rinsed
1 Tsp Turmeric
1 Tsp Coriander
2 Quarts Imagine Foods Brand NoChicken Broth
1 Bay Leaf
1/2 (5-Ounce) Box Baby Spinach, Roughly Chopped (about 3 cups, chopped)
Freshly Ground Black Pepper to Taste
1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish: Dollop of Unsweetened Soy Yogurt, Optional
Soup’s on! Since everything in the body is linked, eating well and healthy teeth and gums go hand in hand. Here’s another recipe loved by Dr. Maze at Blue Heron Dentistry.
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 25 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 40 MINUTES
SERVES: 6-8 SERVINGS
In a large heavy-bottomed soup pot, sauté onions, celery, carrot and garlic over medium heat for about 5 minutes, just until tender, adding a couple tablespoons of water or broth to prevent sticking.
Add ginger, lentils, turmeric, coriander, No-Chicken Broth and bay leaf, bring to a boil, reducing heat to low and simmer, uncovered for 25 minutes
Remove bay leaf, add spinach, stir and cook for 2 minutes or just until spinach wilts. Add lemon juice and black pepper to taste, stir and serve.
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