Free Healthy Recipe - Chicken and Lentil Soup

Low GI, Low sugar, Wheat Free

Lightly spiced and full of vegies, this soup is also low GI, guaranteeing this meal will see you through to breakfast the next morning. You'll be hard pressed to finish the whole bowl!

¼ cup olive oil
6 cardamom pods lightly bruised
1 onion finely sliced
1/3 cups blue lentils, washed
1 litre chicken stock
2 organic chicken breast fillets chopped into bite size pieces
3 cloves garlic, crushed
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp ground cumin
½ bunch coriander

Cook olive oil and cardamon pods and spices in a large saucepan for 2 minutes. Discard the cardamon pods and add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook until soft.
Stir in the lentils and add the stock, tomatoes and chicken pieces. Bring to the boil and simmer over a low heat for 45 minutes until lentils are tender. Add the spinach and cook for a further 2 minutes. Season to taste.
Serve with a spoon full of yoghurt and chopped coriander leaves.

Makes 6 servings

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 60 mins
Ready in: 70 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Lunch, Soup
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1308 kj
Calories 313 kcal
Fat 16.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Total Carbohydrate 11.7 g
Total Protein 28.5 g
Fibre 3.5 g

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