SKINNY MOM: SUPERFOOD DETOX SOUP

By Brooke Griffin

 

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

Ingredients:

    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

 Preparation: 

    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

 

 

 



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