Orzo and Spinach Soup

Orzo and Spinach Soup

Orzo and Spinach Soup
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Serves: 8
Prep Time: 15 m
Cook Time: 1 m

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup – lentils, raw
  • 1 medium – onion
  • 3 medium – carrot
  • 5 clove – garlic
  • 3 cup – spinach
  • 2 teaspoon – cumin, ground
  • 4 cup – vegetable broth
  • 4 cup – water
  • 1 cup – orzo, dry
  • 28 ounce – diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon – salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon – black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon – garlic powder

Directions

  1. Rinse off lentils in water.  Dice onion, chop carrot, and mince garlic. Roughly chop up baby spinach.
  2. Place stockpot over medium-high heat. Saute onion, garlic, carrots, and cumin for about 8 minutes.
  3. Add broth,water and lentils. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer. Simmer with lid tilted about 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  4. Add orzo and tomatoes with juice. Simmer 10 minutes or until orzo is cooked.
  5. Add spinach, salt/pepper, and garlic salt. Let heat through for a couple minutes. Season to taste with additional salt/pepper if needed.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition per serving % daily value
  • Calories: 237 12%
  • Fat: 0 g 0%
  • Carb: 45 g 15%
  • Fiber: 13 g 52%
  • Protein: 13 g 26%
  • Sugar: 4 g
written by
Amy Roskelley

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Comments(3)
Kelly says:

Amazing! We all loved it and our 2yo couldn’t spoon it in his mouth quick enough. We used less than 2 teaspoons and thought that was plenty of salt.

Amy says:

I used tablespoon, but start with 2 teaspoons if you can! Add. Small amounts to taste if you think it needs more.

J says:

1 3/4 tsp (not tbsp)?

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