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Lentil Soup

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

30 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe

This lentil soup is a comforting and nourishing meal that's perfect for a chilly day. It's packed with protein, fiber, and warming spices.


  • 1 cup dried green or brown lentils, rinsed

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 small carrot, diced

  • 1 small celery stalk, diced

  • 4 cups vegetable broth

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp coriander

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Optional toppings: chopped parsley, lemon wedges


Step 1

In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat some oil over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the onion, garlic, carrot, and celery and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the lentils, vegetable broth, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper.

Step 4

Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.

Step 5

If desired, blend the soup with an immersion blender or transfer to a blender and blend until smooth. Be careful when blending hot liquids.

Step 6

Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

Step 7

Serve hot with chopped parsley and lemon wedges on top, if desired.

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