Lentil Soup - SRC

By now you know, I love Secret Recipe Club Reveals, and it is that time again.  I had such fun exploring my assigned blog, Jenny's Cookbook.  She has a plethora of wonderful looking dishes and I ended up selecting two.  It was hard enough to get down to just two and I hope to get back there and make some more.  Thanks Jenny for offering such a great selection.

 I made another lentil soup, a few days ago and both hubby and I loved it so I decided to try another one and we love this one, even more.

Lentil Soup  (adapted from Jenny's Cookbook)


1 onion diced
1 large carrot diced
2 celery stalks diced
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups dry lentils
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp dry dill
1 tsp chili powder
salt & pepper to taste
5 cups water
1 19oz can diced canned tomatoes with juice
1 cup chopped fresh parsley


Cook the vegetables in oil until they're tender. Stir in lentils to coat and stir in spices.

Cover with water and simmer until the lentils are tender. If it seems too thick add more water.  (
I did have to add water and added two cups.)

Add the can of tomatoes with their juices and stir. Add parsley and cook for another 5 or 10 minutes.

Serve with a squeeze of lemon.

Eat and enjoy!


  1. Delicious looking lentil soup. Lentil soup is such a homely, comforting dish, and this one seems to have great flavours.

  2. We love Lentil Soup and I really like the add addition of the dill in your seasons. Great choice for the SRC, have a fun day!
    Miz Helen

  3. Mmmmm....love lentil soup!! Comfort food time!! Great SRC selection!

  4. YUM! Looks like a great soup and perfect for a cool, fall day! Great SRC choice!

  5. Lentils are so healthy and tasty - great soup!

  6. I just saw a bag of lentils in my pantry going to try this one .thanks for the inspiration

  7. Mmmmm, we LUV lentil soup and it's always fun to try another recipe. What a lovely way to welcome cooler weather.

  8. I love lentil soup. Unfortunately, hubby does not!! Beautiful soup for the fall time.

  9. I absolutely love lentil soup and so do my kids. I have never added tomato - I will have to try that!! Great choice.

  10. Lentil soup is so wonderful for fall. Thanks for sharing

  11. Sorry it took me so long to visit! I'm so glad you liked the soup and the cake! It's also nice to know that the cake can be made gluten free. =)


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