Red lentil soup

    Red lentil soup

    Recipe photo: Red lentil soup

    Red lentil soup


    4 people made this

    About this recipe: Lentils offer a valuable amount of iron, along with plenty of folate and low-fat protein. They're also a very good source of niacin and potassium.

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 cups vegetable stock
    • 200g whole red lentils
    • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • Salt
    • Cayenne pepper
    • 2 red capsicums, finely chopped

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Combine the stock, lentils, garlic, cumin, and a pinch each of salt and cayenne pepper, in a large saucepan. Reserving some of the capsicum to use as a garnish, add the rest to the saucepan. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes until the lentils are soft.
    2. Top with the reserved chopped capsicum just before serving.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently viewed

    Reviews and ratings
    Global ratings:

    Reviews in English (4)


    I too added sweet potato, which I'm sure gave it extra nourishment and flavour. I gave it a whizz with the stick mixer (it's incredibly thick), so served it with a dob of light Greek yoghurt and a dash of ground cumin. Very filling and satisfying. A little more garlic wouldn't go amiss!  -  06 Jan 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Something else. I also added 750g of sweet potato to this recipe and it gave it a whole new level.  -  05 Aug 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Very easy to make and also very delicious  -  05 Aug 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate