Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup


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This is an Egyptian recipe for lentil soup, simple, delicious and filled with healthy ingredients. The perfect thing for a warming dish.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 cup red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, diced
  • salt, to taste
  • cumin, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • To garnish
  • parsley, chopped
  • creme fraiche or sour cream

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place lentils, potato, carrot, zucchini, onion, celery, tomato and garlic in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a simmer. Simmer about 15-20 minutes.
  2. When lentils and vegetables are tender, puree with a hand blender. Add more water if soup is too thick.
  3. Season with salt, cumin and lemon juice. Serve, garnished with parsley and creme fraiche.

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