Zesty Red Lentil Tomato Soup

This such a great comfort food soup!!!

Zesty Red Lentil Tomato Soup - Recipe at Cali-zona.com

Make the Marinara Sauce and simmer

In a soup pot add red lentils, rinse thoroughly and strain

Add water to the pot, whole cloves of garlic and the bullion cubes then bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium for 30 minutes

 Scoop off the starchy foam

Dice the potatoes and put into a pan with enough water to cover and boil until soft then strain and set aside until the lentils are done

While potatoes are cooking, In a sauté pan add 2 tablespoon of olive oil, carrots & a pinch of salt, then sauté until soft and add to lentils.  You can also steam them if you like

Add tomato sauce after lentils are cooked

Add the potatoes, corn, olive oil and spices

 Simmer for 20 more minutes

Recipe – 8 – 12 servings

  • 3 Cups Red Lentils
  • 12 Cups Filtered Water
  • 4 Small Potatoes
  • 3 Large Carrots
  • 1 Cup Frozen or Fresh Corn
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Vegetable Bullion Cubes
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt or to Taste
  • Cayenne Pepper to taste (Optional)

* This soup is really good without the vegetables as well.  For extra tomato flavor double the marinara.

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3 thoughts on “Zesty Red Lentil Tomato Soup

  1. vanessaporter18

    I just made a lentil soup and posted my recipe. Yours looks amazing!!! I’ve never tried a tomato lentil soup. And the potatoes, corn and carrots make it look that much more delicious! I’m going to try this for sure! Thanks for sharing! :)

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    1. CaliZona

      Thank you! It is delicious! Iv been making this soup for years, its fun to share it! Yours looks really good also! I love the idea of the green lentils and yellow split pea, I bet its a nice texture! I will have to try too! : )

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