Lentils are easy to prepare as they don't need long soaking. Lentils are nutritious and taste great in soup whether it is vegetarian, or with bacon or sausage.
This is a healthy Greek soup called 'fakes' which is normally served drizzled with olive oil and a bit of red wine vinegar, which lifts the lentils a bit.
A very thick and hearty soup with lentils, chickpeas, cannellini beans and a mixture of vegetables. Delicious and vegan.
This is a Hungarian recipe which uses paprika which is very common in Hungarian cooking. You can make it vegetarian with vegetable stock if you prefer.
A thick and warming lentil soup, perfect for a filling lunch with some crusty bread. This works best using a hand held blender.
Apricots in lentil soup? It sounds unusual but this is a common Middle Eastern technique. Cumin and thyme provide a gorgeous flavour.