Makes: 6 Servings

Egyptian Red Lentil Soup

Lentils are common in Middle Eastern and Indian diets, and are popular in cuisines throughout the world. They are a good source of protein and fiber.   

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes


  • 2 carrots
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup lentils, red
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

Total Fat4%
Saturated Fat1.5%
Cholesterol50 mg
Sodium150 mg
Total Carbohydrate10 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Total Sugars3 g
Added Sugars included0 g


  1. Wash and dry produce.
  2. Measure out all ingredients.
  3. Prepare veggies by dicing carrots, sweet potato, and tomato and cutting onion into quarters.
  4. Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Once boiled, turn the heat to medium-low to simmer for about 20-25 minutes, allowing ingredients to soften.
  5. Allow to cool for approximately 10 minutes and then carefully pour into a blender or food processor and blend until creamy.
  6. Transfer back into the pot and bring to a boil. Dilute as desired with additional vegetable stock. Be sure to add more cumin seasoning if thinning out for more flavor.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!

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