Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

A thick and spicy lentil soup

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter, sauté minced garlic and onion.
  2. Add celery and carrot, sauté another few minutes.
  3. Add broth, rinsed/drained lentils, and potatoes, bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce to a simmer, add bacon and spices.
  5. Cook 30-40 minutes or until lentils and potatoes are tender.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is wonderful! The cinnamon and cloves added such a delicious twist.....I thought I wasn't a lentil fan, but this soup has changed my mind. I absolutely loved it. Like the previous reviewer, I had to add more liquid. Made for my adopted chef from PAC. Thanks for the great recipe! Saving to my keeper book.

5 5

This is a very good soup! I made it as written except I needed to add more liquid as it cooked. Thick and hearty and perfect for a sub-zero night. I served it with a spinach salad and breadsticks. Thanks for sharing!