Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Fiber-rich and healthy soup to warm you up. This can also be cooked in a crock pot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground chuck in a 6-quart kettle at medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Cook on high heat until mixture comes to a boil for ten minutes. Reduce heat to low and simmer about 90 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  4. Crock pot: Use ingredients listed, but reduce beef broth and water to 1 cup of each. Put in crock pot and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until lentils are tender.


Most Helpful

Made this yesterday and it was delicious! I cut the recipe in half for the two of us and added some roasted garlic and like Annacia I added some Italian seasoning. Yummo! I definately will make this again. It is so comforting and warming on a cool day. Thank you for a delicious recipe. Made for Zaar Alphabet Soup tag game.

mama smurf May 18, 2010

It's a keeper. I just knew that this was going to be very good so I made the full recipe for just two people and have 3 bags in the freezer :D. I added some pureed roast garlic, Italian seasoning and half of a green bell pepper that was in the fridge. I used veggie crumbles for the ground beef and it worked perfectly. Made for *Partying The Diabetic Way*

Annacia December 01, 2009

Very good soup. If you have leftover beef, you can use that instead the ground beef. I agree that a little garlic couldn't hurt. :)

Chef MB May 11, 2008

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