Alton Brown's Lentil Soup

Recipe by Tarah T.

From Good Eats Lentil episode.

Top Review by sofie-a-toast

This was good! I substituted parsnip for carrot (I'm allergic) and pepper/cardamom for the grains of paradise. I had to add about a cup more water at the end to get it back to a soup consistency.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. with salt, sweat the onion, carrot, and celery in hot olive oil.
  2. add the broth, tomatoes, lentils and seasonings.
  3. bring to a boil.
  4. reduce heat and cover, cooking about 35-45 minutes.
  5. blend if desired (I do not blend).

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