Red Lentil Soup

This Red Lentil Soup is simple to make and packed with delicious and healthy ingredients. This filling dish is perfect to warm you up after a cold day or serve to your family on a busy weeknight.




– 2 tbsp. olive oil – 1 medium onion, diced – 2 medium carrots, diced – 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped – 2 tbsp. tomato paste – 1 tsp. cumin powder – 1 tsp. paprika – 1 tsp. oregano – ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes, or to taste optional – 3 medium potatoes, diced – 10 oz. red lentils, rinsed – 7 cups veggie broth – parsley, to garnish

6 servings

45 minutes

Step 1

In a 4-quart pot, cook the diced carrots, onions, and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes over medium heat.

Step 2

Add the tomato paste, cumin, paprika, oregano, and red pepper flakes, and then cook for another minute.

Step 3

Now add the potatoes, rinsed lentils, and vegetable broth to the pot. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 25-30 minutes.

Step 4

Remove the pot from the heat and puree half of the soup with an immersion blender. Stir to combine and serve. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

How to Store

Store this Red Lentil Soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.