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Vegan Lentil Soup

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"You'll be amazed how much flavor you get just with vegetables, legumes, and herbs. This simple, clean eating lentil soup with brown lentils is vegan and tastes great."
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1 h 3 m servings 204
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place lentils in a bowl, cover with cold water, and pick out the broken ones that swim to the top. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and cook onion until soft and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomato paste, parsley, carrot, celery, 1 teaspoon salt, and bay leaves. Cook and stir for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour lentils and 8 cups water into the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook partially covered until lentils are soft, 30 to 35 minutes. Stir in mustard and red wine vinegar. Puree soup with an immersion blender until mostly smooth but some chunks remain. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can also use dried green lentils for this soup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 204 calories; 4 31 11.8 0 408 Full nutrition

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In the ingredients list, there no carrot amount! But in the instructions, says to add the carrot with the celery, parsley, etc. I did add carrot, the same amount as the celery. I thought it tast...

Big hit on a cold February day in Quebec.

I added some chili powder, red pepper flakes, and some lemon to the recipe which I think increased the overall flavor. The recipe is nice for a simple and easy soup on a cold day.

I kept the recipe the same. Taste great.

loved it!


Awesome— great recipe