Spelt is an ancient whole grain native to southern Europe. It's packed with fiber and naturally higher in protein than wheat. For a more intense flavor, use a mild smoked paprika instead of a sweet one. Topping off the soup with parsley adds an earthy tone and aids in digestion.
per serving: 437 calories; 19 g protein; 12 g fat; 73 g carb; 12 g fiber
You will need 1 cup of mashed potatoes for this recipe, which comes from Kristin Klauser in Seaside, California. Peel and quarter a medium russet potato; boil in salted water (to cover) until fork-tender, about 10 minutes.