Lunch | Dinner

Curried Lentil Soup

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6


  • 240


  • 10g


  • 28g


  • 11g




  • ¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion, rinsed and chopped
  • 2 Carrots, washed, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Curry Powder
  • ½ Tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Large Can (28 oz) Diced Tomatoes, rinse rim before opening
  • 4 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 2 Cups Cooked Lentils
  • 1 Lemon, washed and juiced
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Cook Over Medium Heat In a large stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic, cumin, curry and thyme. Once fragrant, add the diced tomatoes.

  • 3.

    Add Broth & Seasoning Pour in the broth and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the cooked lentils and mix well.

  • 4.

    Puree Ingredients Remove two cups of soup (or more if desired) from the stockpot and puree in a blender or with an immersion blender. Return pureed soup to the pot and raise temperature of burner to heat soup throughout.

  • 5.

    Serve & Enjoy Once hot, remove the soup from the heat and squeeze in lemon juice. Adjust seasonings accordingly and serve immediately.

  • 6.

    Store Soup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Soups are an excellent choice for those with swallowing issues, as they can be thickened or thinned based on individual needs.


Cumin may help to aid digestion as well as act as an antimicrobial. Some studies have found that cumin may help to slow the growth of certain types of tumors.


Lentils are a nutritional powerhouse! They are full of protein and fiber, as well as vitamins and minerals, like potassium, folate, and iron.

Fatigue Buster

  • Purchase Pre-Shredded Carrots

    Purchase shredded carrots instead of peeling and cutting carrots.

  • Opt for Pre-Juiced

    Purchase pre-squeezed lemon juice; 1 lemon equals approximately ¼ cup lemon juice.

  • Cooked Lentil Alternative

    If you can’t find cooked lentils, simmer the soup until the lentils are tender, about 15-20 additional minutes.

  • Freeze Leftovers

    Freeze soup in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

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