Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Hearty lentil soup that is easy to prepare and sure to please. Double recipe if feeding a crowd.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, cover the lentils with boiling water and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a large stockpot over medium heat, heat the olive oil and saute the onions, leeks, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and cumin for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are translucent and tender. Add the celery and carrots and saute for another 10 minutes. Add the vegetable stock, tomato paste, and drained lentils, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 1 hour, or until the lentils are cooked through and tender. Check the seasonings. Add red wine and simmer. Serve.


Most Helpful

I have made a similar recipe and I love it! I saute all my veggies in water instead of oil to make an even healthier dish.

Nancy@Veg4Health July 27, 2010

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