Greek Lemon Soup

Number of Servings: 4 (361g)
Active Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 10 Minutes

Serve this simple soup with a light salad to complete the meal. The bright flavors will cheer you in the middle of winter or refresh you on a summer day.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth (or chicken)
  • 1/3 cup brown rice
  • 12 ounces silken tofu
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Bring broth and rice to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the rice is very tender.
  2. Transfer 2 cups of the rice mixture to a separate bowl and add tofu, oil and turmeric. Puree thoroughly with an immersion blender. Return the tofu mixture and remaining ingredients to the rice mixture and whisk to combine. Heat and serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 361g

Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 13g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 123.5mg 10%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 110mg 2%
Vitamin A 229.5mcg 25%
Vitamin C 6.7mg 8%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 2.3mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 1mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 6.2mcg 2%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.2mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 51.4mg 4%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 30.6mg 8%
Zinc 0.4mg 0%
Selenium 3.6mcg 8%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Onion, Organic Celery, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree, Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Sea Salt, Organic Savory Leaf, Organic Ground Bay Leaf), Silken Tofu (water, Whole Soybeans, Calcium Sulfate, Magnesium Chloride), Organic Short Brown Rice, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Dill, Black Pepper, Turmeric.

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