Red Lentil Soup

Muna Escobar


I love meatless dishes, especialy ones that have dry legumes in them. This is a soup that is very simple yet satisfying. Great with crackers and a sprinkling of lemon juice...


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr


  • 2 c
    red lentils
  • 1/4 c
    rice, raw
  • 7 c
    water, approximately
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    lemon juice to taste
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Red Lentil Soup


  1. Place lentils, rice & onions with water into a soup pot & bring to a boil.
  2. Cover & simmer for about an hour.
  3. Mix oil, flour, salt, pepper & cumin in bowl.
  4. Add a ladelful of soup to mixture & mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture into the soup & let simmer until the lentils are well cooked.
  6. Serve with a sprinkling of lemon juice and crackers.

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About Red Lentil Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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