Healthy Flax Seed Recipes - Soup

Orzo, Lentil, and Flax Soup

  • ¼ cup Butter
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk finely chopped
  • ½ green pepper, finely chopped
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken soup base
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 28 oz tomatoes with herbs and spices; break up tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup orzo pasta or any small soup pasta
  • 1/3 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™)

1. In a large pot, over medium to medium-low heat, melt butter.
2. Add onion, carrot, celery and green pepper. Gently saute over medium-low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Add boiling water, soup base, granulated garlic, bay leaf, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes with juice, orzo and lentils. Stir.
4. Slowly simmer for 1 hour with lid ajar, stirring occasionally until lentils are soft.
5. Add sugar and stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™). Stir and serve. 

Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup