Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Lentil soups are ingrained in North African cuisine and this quick and simple soup is adapted from a international recipe website. Included in the Zaar World Tour 2005 swap, africa.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan melt butter. Add vegetables, garlic and bay leaf, saute until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add lentils, chicken stock, tomato, salt and pepper to vegetable mixture. Pour enough water into saucepan to cover.
  3. Simmer until lentils are tender, approximately 30 minutes. Pour hot soup into a blender and puree. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I made as per recipe and it was 2 very generous and fillings serves for the DM and I, making for a great lunch on this rather chilly day. I blended using a stick blender and used red lentils and served with croutons on top. Thank you Lauralie41, made for Potluck Tag to take to Lainey's Simpley Delicious Lunch Party.

I'mPat July 04, 2010

We truly enjoyed this delicious dish Lauralie. It was so flavorful and very quick and easy to make. I used all the ingredients listed but did not puree, as we prefer our soups chuncky. What a treat this was, my picky dh loved it. Needless to say, we will be enjoying this often. Thank you so much for sharing. :)

Baby Kato February 16, 2010

I made this soup without the celery. (just a personal preference) I did add a some cumin & garlic powder to the soup. Made for NA*ME Tag

Nasseh October 20, 2009

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