Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Spicy Lentil Soup

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

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 15, 2013

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 allspice and cumin.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 03, 2014

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

 

6 Ratings

Jan 23, 2014

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 it more of an exotic taste. Definitely a good go to soup that I can make with things I usually have around the house.

 
Dec 28, 2014

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

 
Feb 05, 2014

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 just a bit.I took this to church and everyone wanted recipe .they even wanted it for the bulletin.the red lentils make a the difference because I made it again with brown lentils and did not taste near as good.

 
Dec 10, 2013

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

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 15.6 g
  • 62%
  • Protein
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 711 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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