Zesty Red Lentil Tomato Soup

This such a great comfort food soup!!!

Red-Lentil-Tomato-Soup

This is one of my all time favorite soups and one of my staples I make quite often.  It goes great with a dry white wine or a light red like a Pinot Noir.

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

Recipe – 8 – 12 servings

  • 3 Cups Red Lentils
  • 12 Cups Filtered Water
  • 1 Recipe Marinara Sauce
  • 4 Small Potatoes
  • 3 Large Carrots
  • 1 Cup Frozen or Fresh Corn
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Vegetable Bullion Cubes
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive OilOlive 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.

Instructions:

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 and 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.

Add tomato sauce after lentils are cooked and the potatoes, corn, olive oil and spices.

 Simmer for 20 more minutes.

Comments

  1. says

    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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