Here's a favorite quick and healthy
seafood soup recipe. Make it your main course or serve it as a side dish.
It's combination of healthy vegetables with seafood make it a well rounded
satisfying meal. Serve it with your favorite French or sourdough bread and
a glass of white wine.
4 cups coarsely chopped fresh kale (about 8 ounces)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1-1/2 cups small peeled shrimp (frozen salad shrimp work just fine)
1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup dry red lentils (that's right, red lentils, since brown or yellow
lentils take too long to cook)
1. Preheat saucepan over medium-low heat with a splash of canola oil. Add onion,
carrots, and garlic to the hot saucepan.
Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are nearly tender,
2. Add the chicken or vegetable broth and dried basil (if using dried basil). Bring to boiling;
reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in kale, salt, and pepper. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer
again for 10 more minutes.
3. Stir in shrimp, tomato, red lentils, and fresh basil (if using fresh basil).
Cover and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes or more or until kale and lentils are