Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Red lentil soup is a perfect healthy & filling meal for long days staying home & adding spinach makes it complete!

red lentil soup with spinach

Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 2 1/3 cups red or yellow lentils
  • 8 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • Juice of half a lemon


  • Heat the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, add the onions & carrots and sauté until soft, 5 - 6 minutes, stirring.
  • Add the chopped garlic, turmeric and cumin and continue cooking for 2 - 3 minutes more.
  • Stir in the lentils, add the broth and bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook covered on low for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Toss in parsley, spinach and stir in lemon juice and serve


Recipe from Skinny Taste.
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