Spicy Lentil & Brussels Sprouts Soup

Spicy Lentil & Brussels Sprouts Soup

This lentil soup packs a lot of flavor & nutrients with brussels sprouts, carrots, bell peppers and onion. Spiced up with chipotles & only 5 minutes prep time.

spicy lentil and brussels sprouts soup

Spicy Lentil & Brussels Sprouts Soup

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow onion finely chopped, 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup red bell pepper finely chopped, 1 large bell pepper
  • 1 cup carrots finely chopped, about 3 medium carrots
  • 1 cup celery finely chopped, 2 stalks of celery
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 8 cups veggie or chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups brown or green lentils
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts shredded
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce* (you can find these in the Mexican section of any market)
  • 1 avocado diced into 1/2 inch cubes
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro


  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and add the onion, peppers, carrots, celery, garlic, 1 teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper. Cook this mixture until the veggies are tender-5-8 minutes.
  • Add the stock, lentils, Brussels Sprouts, chipotles, and another 1 teaspoon of salt to the pot and bring to a simmer. Cook 35-40 minutes until the lentils are al dente. Taste soup and add salt if necessary and more stock or water if soup is too thick.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss the remaining 1 cup of Brussels sprouts, the avocado, lime juice, and remaining ½ teaspoon of salt together until well combined.
  • To serve, divide the soup into serving bowls and top it with the Brussels sprout mixture and some cilantro.


Recipe & image from furtherfood.com
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