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🍲 Iron-Rich Spinach and Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an iron-rich recipe? Try our delicious Spinach and Lentil Soup packed with iron and protein. Perfect for menstruation. Get the recipe now!

Iron-Rich Spinach and Lentil Soup

You will need:

  • red lentils1 cup of red lentils
  • fresh spinach2 cups of fresh spinach
  • chopped onion1 onion, chopped
  • minced garlic2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • cumin1 teaspoon of cumin
  • turmeric1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • vegetable broth4 cups of vegetable broth
  • salt and pepperSalt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Start by rinsing the lentils under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, sauté until they become translucent.
  3. Add the cumin and turmeric to the pot, stir well to combine with the onion and garlic.
  4. Add the rinsed lentils to the pot, followed by the vegetable broth. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
  6. Add the fresh spinach to the pot, stir well to combine. Let it cook for another 5 minutes, or until the spinach is wilted.
  7. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.


This soup is packed with iron and protein, which are essential for individuals during menstruation. It's also hydrating and easy to digest.

Nourishing your body with the right foods during your menstrual cycle is essential. Our Iron-Rich Spinach and Lentil Soup is not only delicious but also packed with iron and protein, which are crucial for maintaining your energy levels during this time. This soup is easy to digest and hydrating, making it a perfect choice for your period days.

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Why Choose Vegan?

Our Iron-Rich Spinach and Lentil Soup is a vegan recipe, making it a great choice for those following a plant-based diet. But even if you're not vegan, incorporating plant-based meals into your diet can have numerous health benefits. Check out these hearty lentil vegan recipes for more nutritious meal ideas.

Quick and Easy Cooking

We understand that during your period, you might not feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen. That's why we've designed this recipe to be quick and easy. If you're looking for more hassle-free cooking ideas, these vegan instant pot recipes are a lifesaver for those low-energy days.

Embrace the Adventure of Cooking

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Remember, taking care of your body during your menstrual cycle is crucial. Eating nutrient-rich foods like our Iron-Rich Spinach and Lentil Soup can help you feel better and manage your period symptoms more effectively. Happy cooking!