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Lentil Soup

Yield: 6-8

Lentil Soup


  • 1 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 8 Cups Low Sodium Broth
  • 2 Cup Dry Lentils, rinsed
  • 1 Cup Sliced Carrots
  • 1 Can (15 Oz.) Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, add in oil and chopped onion. Saute for 2-4 minutes, or until onion is tender.
  2. Add in the broth, lentils, carrots, tomatoes, bay leaf and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Heat until boiling. Once the soup has reached a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and let simmer for 3-45 minutes until lentils are soft.
  4. Remove the bay leaf prior to serving.


Dietitian's Tip: Serve with a side of fresh fruit and a whole grain roll for a complete meal.

Recipe provided by Reach Up Head Start, Early Head Start. Get more recipes here.