Lentil Soup

A substantial broth-like lentil bean soup is full of color and texture. These easy recipes pair green or brown lentils with ladles full of other rich ingredients, such as black beans and garbanzos, resulting in a luscious lentil bean soup.

See Popular Lentil Soup Recipes

Savory Lentil Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

Tender lentils, fennel, onion, carrot, celery and plum tomatoes simmer together in Swanson® Chicken Broth that has been flavored with bay, crushed red pepper and garlic.

Total: 1 hr

Curried Lentil Soup

Fine Cooking Magazine

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Betty Crocker

Ham shanks add rich, salty flavor to a slow-cooker soup loaded with lentils and vegetables.

Total: 9 hrs 15 mins

Lentil Soup with Smoked Turkey

Food & Wine

Simmering the broth with a Parmesan rind gives the soup an even richer taste than sprinkling the cheese on top.

Total: 1 hr 45 mins

Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Swanson Broth & Stock

Tired of the same old sides? The lentils in this recipe add interest and texture, and you'll find that the dish pairs nicely with just about any main course.

Total: 40 mins

Slow Cooker Barley and Lentil Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

This comforting barley and lentil soup simmers all day in the slow cooker yielding delectable results.

Total: 8 hrs 10 mins

Black Lentil Soup

Food & Wine

This earthy lentil soup is Rajat Parr's take on dal, the Indian side dish. He gives it unexpected richness by whisking in butter just before serving.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Take Comfort in Lentil Soup

Quick cooking and packed with protein, lentils make one of the easiest, tastiest low-fat soups around. Their nutty flavor and firm texture give a soup body and make them a trusted partner for vegetables like tomatoes, carrots, and celery. Lentil soup is a winter staple, and we've got some ideas for you to cook it up in its classic form and to see it in a whole new light.

Smoked Sausage-Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Fennel's mild flavor is similar to anise. It's especially compatible with sausage and pork.

Roasted Eggplant and Lentil Soup

Food & Wine

Eggplant is a good source of vitamins A and C and is low in calories. It's one of the vegetables Clark Frasier likes to serve during colder months, in hearty dishes such as this soup. "As chefs, we tend to think first of root vegetables, but eggplants are also robust in winter."

Total: 50 mins

Curried Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Humble lentils step out in spicy style with a flavor kick of ginger, curry powder, cumin, and cilantro in this soup recipe. If you like, a spoonful of sour cream swirled into the soup adds a complementary richness.

Umbrian Lentil Stew with Olive-Oil-Fried Eggs

Food & Wine

In Panicale, the small Umbrian town where Nancy Silverton's house is located, Matt Molina bought Umbrian lentils -- a small, brownish-green variety grown in Castelluccio. "They have a rich, buttery flavor that's so comforting," he says. Molina simmered them slowly until they were exquisitely creamy.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

This robust low-fat soup is protein-packed and a great choice when you're short on time.

Sausage and Lentil Soup


Another great idea from my friends at Smithfield and me. Happy Eatin'.

Pumpkin Chicken Lentil Chili

Diabetic Living

Poached chicken pieces take the place of ground meat in this red wine-infused chili that would be the ideal accompaniment to a big slice of warm corn bread.

Lentil and Sausage Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Beans, smoked sausage links, and vegetables combine to make this hearty soup recipe.

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