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Healthy Lentil Soup

Healthy Lentil Soup Recipe

Healthy Lentil Soup with green lentils, onions, garlic, and tomato paste is the most flavorful, quick lentil soup you'll ever eat.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 177 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 yellow onions chopped
  • 3 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 roma tomatoes peeled and grated
  • 6 cloves garlic sliced thinly
  • 1 pound dry green lentils use small lentils
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Add the olive oil to a large pot and heat on medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook until translucent for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add in the tomato paste and paprika and stir well, cooking for 1 minute.
  4. Add in the tomato pulp and garlic and stir.
  5. Add in the lentils and water and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, covered.
  7. Add in the mint and salt and cook and additional 30 minutes, covered.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Lentil Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /12th recipe)
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 26
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.9g4%
Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Sodium 206mg9%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 12.8g51%
Sugar 3.5g4%
Protein 10.8g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.