Rustic Red Lentil Soup (Only 4 Ingredients)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This soup is so simple a real no fail recipe, really!. Its great for a diet because its packed with protein, this soup and a salad makes a nice light dinner that keeps you satisfied.


  1. Cook onions until very soft, (about 5 minutes)in a medium size (2.5L) pot, with a little extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Add chicken cubes, lentils, and tomato paste.
  3. Turn the heat on high and add 8 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 30 minutes and soup has reduced significantly.
  5. Serve warm with Italian crusty bread or flatbreads.
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What a great recipe, I was down to the bare bones in my pantry due to a snow storm, I made this soup, I used dehydrated onion as I did not have fresh, it turned out GREAT! I will definantly make this again!

schranhc February 10, 2010