Lentil and Bead Soup

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Debbie R.

From the American Dietetic Association's "Healthy Cooking Across America".

Top Review by Lucky in Bayview

So simple and really delicious! I used homemade veggie broth that didn't have any salt added to it was perfect. Thanks for posting the keeper recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large stock pot over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook 7-8 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and carrots. Cook, covered, over low heat about 5 minutes or till softened. Add broth and 2 cups of water. Heat to boiling. Stir in lentils and return to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover(leave lid ajar). Simmer until tender, about 30-40 minutes.
  2. While that's cooking, cook pasta to al dente. Drain.
  3. Stir pasta into lentils. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with the shredded Italian cheese.

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