The Laziest & Easiest Lentil Soup You Will Ever Make!

The Laziest & Easiest Lentil Soup You Will Ever Make!

This is by far the laziest & easiest lentil soup you will EVER make & the best part is, the flavour is so on point, you’d NEVER know it!

Legit all you gotta do is throw the ingredients into a deep skillet, bring to a boil, lower to a simmer, let cook & bam, it’s done!

I love a good lentil soup on a cold winter day when I do everything & anything NOT to leave the house! It’s delicious, satisfying, filling, full of nutrients & plant protein, good carbs & fibre, comforting & so full of flavour, it hurts!

Serve it with homemade croutons, throw in turkey meatballs, tofu or tempeh for extra protein or top it with fresh or dried herbs of choice & some crackers or rice cakes!

Feel free to change up the spices to your liking & swap the water for broth if you prefer (but make sure it contains no additives or table salt & that it’s lower-sodium & preferably organic!).

YOU NEED:

  • 1 1/3 cup organic green lentils
  • 8 cups water OR broth
  • 2.5 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 4-5 medium carrots
  • 1 red onion
  • 4-5 bay leaves
  • Celtic sea salt to taste, if you wish
  • A few splashes of raw apple cider or coconut vinegar

TO MAKE:

  • IF YOU PLAN AHEAD: Pre-soak the lentils in a bowl filled with water & sea salt to improve absorption, boost nutrient content & facilitate digestion. Make sure to rinse & drain them well.
  • IF NOT, it’s all good!
  • Add all the ingredients to a deep skillet & heat over high heat to bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat to a simmer (medium-low) & let simmer for 20-25 min. until veggies have softened & lentils are cooked.
  • Remove from the heat & enjoy!



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