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Apple and Lentil Soup

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I know it sounds weird. . . apples and lentils? But it's a delicious, light, and healthy soup. Serve this with some homemade bread, a salad, and it's a meal. This is a regular at our family table; I hope you like it."
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1 h 10 m servings 113
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat until hot; stir in onion and apples and cook and stir for 4 minutes. Stir flour into apple mixture; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Whisk chicken stock into apple mixture; bring soup to a boil. Stir lentils and celery seed into soup; return mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until apples are tender, about 45 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • One cup dry lentils can be substituted for canned lentils; cook until lentils are tender, adjusting cooking time as needed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 113 calories; 3.5 17.7 3.8 < 1 736 Full nutrition

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Skipped the celery had none. Added hot pepper flakes to each individual bowl. Yum. Great soup for the cold winter nights in Wisconsin. Will make again for sure.

This is a terrific soup. I added red pepper based on other recommendations. I also converted this to an Instant Pot recipe. I sauteed the apples and onions in the Instant Pot, continued the reci...

I found this soup a little bland as the recipe is written so I dished up individual bowls and tried out different spices. Hot pepper flakes as another reviewer suggested were excellent as were ...