Ann's Lentil Soup

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Abbeygurl

A nice satisfying lentil soup with spinach and pesto to add some extra flavor! This is a very flexible recipe and many of the ingredients may be substituted or the amounts varied according to taste.

Top Review by Prose

I didn't really make this recipe, but I stole the idea of putting spinach and pesto in my lentil soup, and it was the best I've ever made! I couldn't stop eating it! Thanks for the great idea.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Just put everything into a 6-8 qt stockpot, add water to about two inches from the rim and simmer. I ended up simmering mine for about 1 hour. I cooked some small shells for those who wanted a little heartier soup. I served some extra pesto sauce and some grated Parmesan for those who wanted it.
  2. Any type of tomatoes will do; diced, crushed, sauce, pizza sauce, marinara in a pinch. Just use what you've got!

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