Lentil Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Golden Sunflower

Plain and simple, but delicious!

Top Review by Faith381

I just made this, and it is my first time to make lentil soup, or anything with lentils for that matter. I really liked it alot! I would have followed the recipe's suggestion to add extra broth if needed, except I was out of broth. It was very good, though, and very easy to make! It is also a healthy recipe, and even though I am now on a very strict medical diet, this is something I can eat. I will definitely be making this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil.
  2. Saute onions, carrots, and garlic over low heat (do not brown garlic), until tender, approximately 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add the lentils and mix w/vegetables.
  4. Add the chicken stock, thyme, bay leaves and pepper. (no salt until later).
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer and cover.
  6. Simmer for 45-60 minutes until the lentils are very tender. May need a bit more chicken stock, if too thick.
  7. Remove bay leaf, taste and add salt if needed.
  8. At this point you may want to puree half of the soup to create more of a creamy texture. I prefer to keep them the way they are.
  9. Serve with hot and crunchy French bread and a sprinkling of grated Romano cheese!
  10. Enjoy!

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