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Orzo, Lentil and Flax Soup
Yield: 10 Servings
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Ingredients:
  • 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
  • ⅓ 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
  • ⅓ cup orzo pasta or any small soup pasta
  • ⅓ cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™)
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Directions:
  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.