Looking for a detox-friendly recipe? We’ve got the perfect one! This soup is full of powerful superfoods that kickstart your metabolism and deliver tons of cleansing nutrients and fiber. Think: kale, cabbage, lentils, beans, sweet potatoes… the list goes on and on!
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 35-40 minutes
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
1 red bell pepper, diced
4 cups water
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup lentils, dried
2 teaspoons cumin
¼ teaspoon salt
black pepper, to taste
2 cups cabbage, shredded
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
4 cups kale, coarsely chopped
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
Heat a large stockpot over medium heat and add the oil, onion, sweet potato, and red bell pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the potatoes soften and take on color.
Add the water, chicken broth, lentils, cumin, salt and black pepper and bring to a boil, then reduce to low for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes and lentils are tender.
Add the cabbage and beans and continue simmering for 4-6 minutes.
Add the kale and red pepper flakes, taste for seasoning, and simmer for 3-5 minutes, or until the kale is wilted.
8 servings | Nutrition Facts based on a 1 ¼ cup serving
Calories 201 | Fat 2g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 212 mg | Fiber 8g
Carbohydrates 37g | Sugar 4g | Protein 11g | Smart Points: 6