If you knew you'd live to 100, how would you change your life today?

Cayenne Lemony Green Soup with Brown Rice

Yield: 6 Servings

Total Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup brown rice, rinsed
  • 4 red onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 cups homemade vegetable broth
  • 1/2cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Directions

Add the two tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan and cook the onions over medium heat. Sprinkle with salt and cook for 5 minutes until they start browning.

Lower the heat and pour in two tablespoons of water. Cover and lover the heat and cook for 25 minutes until the onions caramelize, stirring frequently.

Meanwhile, add the remaining water and some salt to a Dutch oven and stir in the rice. Bring to a boil then lower the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until tender. Stir in the kale into the cooked rice, cover and cook for 10 more minutes.

Add the onions to the rice mixture together with the broth, spinach and cayenne and simmer for 5 minutes.

Use an immersion blender to puree the rice mixture until smooth then stir in the lemon juice.

Serve into soup bowls and drizzle each with some olive oil.

Nutritional Information per Serving:

Calories: 215; Total Fat: 6.7 g; Carbs: 31.5 g; Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g; Sugars: 2.5 g; Protein: 7.3 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 619 mg

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If you knew you’d live to 100, how would you change your life today? This is the question that was inspired by Max, one of Dr. Plasker’s patients, that started The 100 Year Lifestyle movement.

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