Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

This lentil soup recipe is a delicious source of vegetarian protein and is sure to keep you warm on cold nights.

With freshly chopped garlic, tender carrots, savory onions, and organic vegetable broth this wholesome recipe is an excellent addition to your healthy meal rotation.

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Lentil Soup

This hearty lentil soup will keep you warm on winter nights. It's a good source of vegetarian protein and has only 179 calories per serving. Get the recipe.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 36 mins
Total Time 46 mins
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 167 kcal
Author BODi


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 lb. dry lentils, sorted, rinsed
  • 6 cups low-sodium organic vegetable (or chicken) broth
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)


  1. Heat oil in large, saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onions, garlic, and carrots; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until onions are soft.

  3. Add lentils and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, at a gentle boil for 30 minutes, or until lentils are soft. (Add additional warm water if soup becomes too thick.)

  4. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 104mg5%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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A great FFC as part of lunch. Makes a great lunch or dinner protein for the vegan plan.

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