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Lean and Green Super Green Soup

Optavia Counts:

  • 1 Lean
  • 3 Green
  • 3 Condiments

Healthy, clean and packed with nutrients, this NEW Lean & Green recipe is the perfect way to kick off your journey to optimal health this year. With 30 grams of protein and over 40% of your daily vitamin C, this delicious soup will keep you feeling healthy and satisfied.

Makes 4 complete Lean & Green meals (1 lean, 3 green, 3 condiments per serving). If you make it, let us know in the comments below!

Lean and Green Super Green Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup leeks, cleaned and chopped
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup fennel, chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped; reserve a few small florets for garnish
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2½ cups spinach, chopped; reserve a few small leaves for garnish
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • 50 oz. silken firm tofu, drained and cubed, reserve 8 oz. of cubes for garnish
  • ½ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp seeds such as pumpkin, hemp or sunflower

Lean and Green Super Green Soup

Directions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add the leeks and celery, sauté until just beginning to soften about 1 minute.
  2. Add the fennel, broccoli, vegetable stock, and salt.
  3. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add the spinach, parsley, tofu, and Greek yogurt. Simmer 3 to 4 more minutes until the spinach is wilted.
  5. Remove soup and let cool for 3 to 4 minutes. Using an immersion or standing blender, puree soup until smooth.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice.
  7. To serve, ladle warm soup into bowls (about 2½ cups per serving). Garnish each with an equal amount of reserved tofu cubes, spinach, broccoli and seeds.

Optavia Lean and Green Recipes

Hi, we have found that almost the 3rd person facing the problem of being overweight. In our team and research, we have some fellows who have been facing this for years. So at the beginning of 2021, we began to take the weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 60 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while our journey isn't over, we are well on our way! When we started our team and fellows had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so we were so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. We are very happy to share it with you as well! For those not familiar, OPTAVIA is not some fad diet but instead is a program designed to help those who are looking to lose weight make better choices with their health and wellness via better habits. We've worked hard to make sure that all OPTAVIA 5 and 1 recipes listed are approved for the OPTAVIA 5&1 plan.

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