Easy Lentil Soup

This is a lentil soup recipe that is very easy to prepare but still flavorful and filling.  It does require a bit of cooking time so start preparing it at least an hour before you want to eat!

Easy Lentil Soup

  • 2 tablespoons olive oillentilsoup
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2-3 peeled carrots, chopped
  • 1 14-ounce can diced or crushed tomatoes
  • 6 cups of water
  • 2 vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • salt and pepper to taste


In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat, adding the onions, garlic, and celery once hot.  Stirring often, cook until the onion is fragrant and tender, about 4-6 minutes.  Add the carrots, crushed tomatoes, water, bouillon cubes, and lentils.  Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the lentils are soft but not mushy.  Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve hot!



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