Total Time
2hrs 12mins
Prep 12 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This dish is so easy and the garlic gives it a great taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse lentils and drain.
  2. Place all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat,cover and simmer for 2 hour.
  4. Remove bay leaves and adjust salt and pepper if necessary.


Most Helpful

I added a little bit of parmesan cheese to this recipe, wow it's great!

FRANNY2 September 12, 2002

I added some red lentils, too (they make the soup thick). Also added barley & some italian seasoning. Most excellent! Can't wait for cooler weather so I can make it again!

azlynn October 30, 2010

This is great! The simplicity makes it even better. I made this for dinner when an Indian friend was returning to India. Knowing that they like a little more "kick" in their cuisine, I added a tsp of Indian spice blend: "Dal Masala - Spice Blend for Lentils". It's a blend of salt, dry mango, cumin, coriander, peper, ginger, red chilies, nutmeg, and asafoetida. I'm making this soup again tonight - the perect winter dinner course.

dennisstephani January 18, 2009

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