Mexican Lentil Soup

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Pam-I-Am

Only 6 ingredients! Add your favorite toppings for a hearty one-bowl meal. Very healthy, lots of fiber!

Top Review by day-hee

Simple, healthy and delicious! I halved the recipe (only cooking for myself), used red lentils, hot salsa and added some chopped jalapeno peppers because I wanted a spicier soup. With fresh ground pepper and a few dollops of plain yogurt, it was amazing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in dutch oven or large soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and carrot; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add water, salsa and lentils. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until letils are tender.
  5. Serve by placing in a bowl and topping with a dollop of sour cream, sliced black olives, chopped green onions or corn chips. Be creative!

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