Lentil Soup

5-Ingredient Lentil Soup

Made with only 5 simple ingredients (not including water, oil, salt, pepper, and vinegar), this 5-Ingredient Lentil Soup is a simple weeknight dinner.

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Lentil Soup
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5-Ingredient Lentil Soup Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 420kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 large onion , diced
  • 2 large carrots , diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 cups (380 g) dry lentils, rinsed and picked over
  • 6 cups (1.4 L) gluten-free vegetable broth
  • teaspoons (9 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¾ teaspoon (1.7 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) red wine vinegar


  • Heat the oil in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and carrots and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for another 30 seconds. Add lentils, broth, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, put the lid on the pot, and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  • Remove half of the soup from the pot, blend in a blender until smooth, and return to the pot. Heat for a few minutes, stir in the vinegar, and serve.


Nutrition Facts
5-Ingredient Lentil Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 1850mg77%
Potassium 1021mg29%
Carbohydrates 66g22%
Fiber 30g120%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 4714IU94%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Lentil Soup Recipe

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