Lentil Soup from Ricardo

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Boomette

A recipe from Ricardo. That recipe may be frozen.

Top Review by Pesto lover

Very good soup. I used cumin instead of curry. Even though its been in the 90's this last week, I work in an office that is kept ice-box cold, so I enjoy soups for lunch. This soup is one that I will make often. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 onions, chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped finely
  • 12 teaspoon curry powder (I used cumin)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled, diced finely (I used 3 carrots)
  • 5 cups chicken stock or 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 34 cup red lentil, rinsed
  • hot pepper paste (I used Sambal Oelek) or harissa (I used Sambal Oelek)
  • salt and pepper (I didn't add salt)


  1. In a casserole, brown onions, garlic and curi powder or cumin in oil.
  2. Add carrots and sauté 1 minute.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to boil, cover and let simmer slowly 10 minutes.
  5. Adjust seasoning.

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