Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Soup


A delicious, rich, and nutritious lentil soup, perfect for chilly fall evenings! Best served with a loaf of crusty French bread.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 3 carrots, chopped

  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon garam masala

  • ¼ teaspoon seasoned salt

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 3 cups water

  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach

  • 1 ½ cups red lentils


  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes, carrots, garlic, garam masala, seasoned salt, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Add broth and water. Bring to a boil and cook until flavors start to blend, about 10 minutes.

  2. Add spinach and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until lentils are soft, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

389 Calories
6g Fat
68g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 389
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 943mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 22g 78%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 21mg 103%
Calcium 139mg 11%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1325mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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