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Red Lentil, Quinoa & White Bean Soup with Seaweed

    This soup has an incredible texture and flavour. It is a powerhouse meal and freezes beautifully. Wakame is dried seaweed. I buy it in a health food store.

    Makes: 10 Servings


    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
    • 1 onion, peeled and diced
    • 2 celery stalks, diced
    • 1 small white turnip, peeled and diced
    • 3-4 pieces of dried wakame
    • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
    • 12 ounces cherry tomatoes, diced, about 2 cups chopped
    • 1 1/2 cup canned white beans (14-ounce can/360ml bottle), drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup dry red lentils
    • 1/3 cup dry quinoa
    • 4 cups vegetable stock
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 tsp sea salt
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice


    Step ONE In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add carrot, onion, celery and turnip, cook for 10 minutes. Break up the wakame in a few pieces and add to the pot.

    Step TWO Add the apple cider vinegar, coconut aminos and diced tomatoes, cook for 1 minute. 

    Step THREE Add the white beans, red lentils and quinoa, toss and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

    Step FOUR Add the stock, water and salt and pepper, bring to a boil. Cover, turn to low and cook for 30-40 minutes.

    Step FIVE Stir in the lemon juice. Serve and enjoy.

    Dr. Jodi’s Clean Eating Notes:

    This gluten-free “pseudograin” is in the same family as spinach, chard, and beets — not in the wheat or grain family. The little seeds are packed with fibre and protein, along with the anti-inflammatory antioxidants. Quinoa is also a compete protein – giving you all the essential amino acids our body needs to replenish cellular function.

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