7 Fast and Filling Soups: Perfect for fast days, cook these meals, and then take single portions. Lose weight the 5:2 way. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the soups section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.


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Serves 4. Ready in 20 mins.


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  • In a large pan, heat olive oil. Cook leek until soft. Add wine, and cook for 2 minutes. Add spinach, and cook until wilted. Add peas and stock. Simmer, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes. 

  • Cool; blend until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper. Serve in bowls. Garnish with crème fraîche and sliced almonds. 

Nutrition Facts

149 calories.