Recipe For Lentil Soup i

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Simple, quick, store-cupboard, healthy, freezable – excellent meal for the kids as well with a bit of bread and helps to use up the lentils you have in your store cupboard!


  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram


In a large saucepan, bring lentils and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil; add to saucepan. Add the tomatoes, carrots, thyme and marjoram. Cook 30 minutes longer or until lentils and vegetables are tender.