Spicy Lentil Soup

Spicy Lentil Soup

Darcie Paule 0

"This is a filling, hearty soup that is very easy to make!"


45 m servings 217 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 711 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in carrot and celery; cook, stirring often, until vegetables are tender, about 8 more minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato paste, crushed red pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper; mix in chicken stock and lentils.
  4. Bring soup to a boil and reduce heat to low; simmer until lentils are soft, about 20 minutes.
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  1. 8 Ratings


this took MUCH longer than 20 minutes for the lentils to soften. I am making it now, and I am about to go over the 40 minute mark

Very good and basic recipe. I will make again but will use a little more carrot and celery. My husband is vegan so I of course used vegetable broth rather than chicken. I also added a pinch of a...

This was very simple and easy to make. It is very filling and nutritional. I would probably add more spices since I like it on the spicy side and I added some curry powder in as well to give i...

YUM! I used yellow lentils and extra veggies. Also, I'm not a fan of crushed red pepper so I used cayenne and chili pepper. I'm crushing bowls of this stuff even in 80 degree weather... it's ...

Holy cow this turned out good! The recipe doesn't specify but I used the tiny French green lentils instead of red or brown, I didn't have chicken stock on hand so used water and chicken bouillo...

Added 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice and can of diced tomatoes with oregano and basil.

I made this recipe but only had red lentils.I used vegie stock and added a few bay leaves and instead of tomato pastes I had a can of fire roasted diced tomato and blended omatoes in blender jus...

Very hearty soup, but I added a little more carrots to it, and a few diced potatoes. I will definitely make again!