Simple Lentil Soup

Be the first to
rate this recipe!
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 105.0
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 729.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Simple Lentil Soup calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Submitted by:


Quick and easy soup for lentil lovers Quick and easy soup for lentil lovers
Number of Servings: 3


    2 cups vegetable broth, unsalted
    1/2 cup lentils, rinsed and sorted
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1/8 to 1/4 cup onion, chopped
    1 celery stalk, chopped
    1/2 cup petite diced tomatoes, with juice
    1 bay leaf
    Salt and pepper to taste


I use this particular soup as a quick go to meal on nights when I'm tired from work. To keep it fairly low in carbs I use a small quantity of lentils and simple vegetables but it's even better with more lentils and a variety of veggies.


Place rinsed and sorted lentils into a pot with 1 cup of unsalted vegetable broth and cook until lentils are barely soft.

Heat oil in skillet. Add celery and cook, stirring now and then, for a few minutes. Add onion and cook until almost translucent, stirring celery and onion together. Remove from heat and add to lentils, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Stir. Cover and simmer until lentils are soft and flavors melded. Remove bay leaf before serving topped with a bit of cheese, sour cream, and black olives if desired.

Serving Size: 3 one cup servings

Rate This Recipe

Close email sign up
Our best recipes, delivered Join the millions of people already subscribed Get daily, hand-picked and delicious recipes in your inbox each day. We will never sell, rent or redistribute your email address.

Magic Link Sent!

A magic link was sent to Click on that link to login. The link is only good for 24 hours.