Spinach Lentil Soup

Spinach Lentil Soup


"Turkey kielbasa, spinach, and lentils are combined to yield a hearty soup."


50 m servings 150 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 150 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 190 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the turkey kielbasa until lightly browned. Mix in onion and carrot, and season with red pepper. Cook and stir until tender. Pour in the water and broth, and mix in lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes.
  3. Stir the cooked rice and spinach into the soup, and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving.
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  1. 239 Ratings


I made minor adjustments to this and it was fantastic! It was a wonderful earthy yet spicy comfort food on a cold Sunday night. I used brown rice instead of white, chicken stock instead of wat...

My family really enjoyed this one. I did make one alteration though. I switched the amounts of chicken broth and water (6 cups chicken broth - 2 cups water). And for next time I think I will be ...

Very tasty. I didn't understand the rationale behind cooking the rice separately, so I just added it with the lentils. Also, I reversed the amount of broth and water. Hearty and healthy.

Excellent -- I made several changes and additions. I used olive oil--always--rather than vegetable. I switched the amounts of broth and water as reviewers had suggested, added lots of extra re...

With a few additions and substitutions this soup came out great. I added zucchini, yellow squash, and a 14 oz can of diced tomato. Additionally, I used kale instead of spinach as it holds up bet...

My family loved this!! I took tips from other reviewers and used 6 cups of chicken broth and 2 cups of water, used 8 oz of kielbasa instead of 4 oz, added 3 cloves minced garlic to onion/carrot...

I made this for dinner tonight, substituting Italian veggie sausage for the kielbasa and veggie broth instead of chicken (we're vegetarians) and this turned out fantastic. It's so rare that I ca...

I enjoyed this recipe. I love fresh garlic so I added that… I also used brown rice (added @ the same time as lentils) and frozen spinach. I only had one problem, but it was totally my fault. I t...

This was very good. I did use all chicken broth instead of the water. And I used baby spinach so I was lazy and didn't tear it. Thanks for the recipe.