Apricot Lentil Soup

Apricot Lentil Soup


"Lentil soup with a sweet-tangy twist. This is great with a warm piece of black bread slathered with creamy butter."


1 h 5 m servings 263 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Saute onion, garlic, and apricots in olive oil. Add lentils and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, and season with cumin, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in lemon juice. Puree 1/2 of the soup in a blender, then return to the pot. Serve.
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  1. 272 Ratings


So good. Per the suggestions of others I wanted to add a whole grain with the lentils. I threw in about a half cup of dry rinsed quinoa -wonder food!! I also 2x the spices and garlic, reduced...

Don't make the mistake I did: I added extra apricots on the second try and the soup was far too sweet.

Made this soup tonight and it was awesome. i've been into experimenting with moroccan flavors and recipes lately and this soup, with it's slightly sweet and very rich flavor definately has a mo...

This is a very good soup. Different but in a good way. I didn't think pureeing half at the end was necessary. Also I didn't seed or peel the tomatoes. Just diced them up and added to the sou...

5 stars +!!!!! Excellent soup!!!! The only thing I changed was I used canned diced tomatoes (19oz) instead of fresh ones. I can't wait to make this for company. Thanks for sharing!!!

Really good. I needed more liquid in it because the lentils soaked all the water up. Put over double the amount of spices in it and added some cayenne pepper to it for some spice! Served with...

Great recipe! I used brown lentils, because that's what I had in the pantry.

This is great! I love the lentil-apricot combo. Next time though, I think I might chop up the apricots a little more so I can have them more dispersed throughout the soup. I served this with the...

After getting over my fears of lentils and apricots together... I decided to trust the good ratings and reviews and tried this recipe myself... I'm so glad I did. I made it for family and every...