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Lentil Soup


  • 3 cups lentils, rinsed
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • minced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. basil


Simmer lentils in water and tomato juice for 3 hours. Add salt and vegetables and simmer 1 hour. Add seasonings and vinegar 15-20 minutes before serving.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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  • 1 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
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  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cumin
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


In a large stockpot, melt margarine. Add onion and garlic and saute until soft. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours.

Place mixture in a blender or the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Process until well blended. Serve hot.

Source: A friend June

By Raymonde from North Bay, Ontario


Simple Lentil Soup

Wow, that sounds delicious. Can't wait to try it. Do you soak the lentils before cooking? (02/22/2009)

By fionarx

Simple Lentil Soup

fionarx (92)

You don't have to soak the lentils before cooking. (03/08/2009)

By Larry Laplante

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