76 Reviews

This was delicious, my husband and I loved it! The only thing I did different was use regular lentils as I didn't have any red lentils.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
potato715 July 02, 2009

This was great just like we had in Turkey! Yummy!

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
pamlarsen37 May 11, 2009

Very tasty and easy soup! I used a potato masher instead of blender to retain some texture. I would use a little less salt next time around, and maybe add a little bit of water to thin it out some. Also I'd make a double batch because it is so tasty! It is really a great, comforting lentil soup.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
francoroni May 11, 2009

Two thumbs up! I enjoyed this as is (adding just a touch of red pepper flakes and lemon juice). My husband added garlic and chili powder. Either way, it was delicious. Reminds me of a cross between potato soup and split pea soup. It was also very easy to make--a big plus. We'll definitely make this again!

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
ladybug810 April 20, 2009

Blender made the potato glutinous. This was OK but I have made better red lentil soups before.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
UmmBinat March 23, 2009

Used a whole onion, left the skin on the potato, used chicken broth instead of vege, and added Tabasco when served. Did not use cover while simmering. Used my submersion blender at the end of cooking instead of transferring to blender. This is a healthy soup and extremely easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
mapaklenk March 22, 2009

This is a win in my book, as the picky one, who professes to hate lentils, liked this - probably because he did not recognize them! I will probably add a little more paprika next time, but all in all, this is a winner. Easy to make and tasty.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
duonyte March 03, 2009

Sometimes the simple and direct things taste the best. This soup is one of these things. I followed the recipe with the exception of the blending at the end (I like the chunky texture). This is very simple and direct, you reap a great reward for your minimal efforts. I will absolutely be making this again.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
Annacia February 24, 2009

This soup is great. It tastes exactly like the one I had on a holiday in Turkey. Thank you so much for posting it.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
#823189 February 21, 2009

Amazing!!!! Would give 10 stars. Made this recipe as is except used brown lentils and 1 chicken bullion cube (what I had). So easy. 1 pot meal. Only took about 45 minutes to cook. Would double or triple the recipe in the future and would try freezing. Made on a snow day. Really great. Next time, if use chicken bullion, don't need the salt.

0 people found this helpful. Was it helpful to you? [Yes] [No]
Jackie's Mom December 25, 2008
Turkish Red Lentil Soup