Chicken and Lentil Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken breasts and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove to a plate, allow to cool for 5 minutes then shred.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in the saucepan over a medium heat.
  5. Add the leek and garlic and cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until soft.
  6. Add the celery and carrot and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in the lentil and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Add the stock and tomatoes and bring to the boil.
  9. Reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until the vegetables and lentils are tender.
  10. Stir in the chicken and parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt or parmesan cheese.
Most Helpful

Very nice complementary ingredients. I didn't think I would like the tomatoes in here, but they did work well. Mostly added color.

threeovens February 26, 2010