Seasonal Lentil Soup

Seasonal Lentil Soup

Seasonal Lentil Soup

 There’s nothing better on a cool autumn day that had a soothing bowl of hot soup. This recipe requires very little prep work and will give you a delicious meal in about 30 minutes. Serve with a salad for a complete meal. 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 148 kcal


  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cup dried red lentils
  • 1/2 large onion, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • Large pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine water, lentils, onion, turmeric, and cayenne pepper in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. 

  2. Reduce heat, partially cover, and simmer until lentils have disintegrated, about 30-40 minutes. 

  3. Stir in lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper to taste. 

  4. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 148 calories, .8g fat, 25g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, and 11g protein.