French Lentils Soup


Discover a European twist on the classic Lebanese lentil soup! Experience the rich flavours of French cuisine as tender lentils come together with aromatic herbs and spices, creating a comforting and satisfying bowl of goodness. Step outside your culinary comfort zone and embrace the European flair with this delightful lentil soup recipe.

Video recipe:

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Servings: 6



🌱300g green lentils

🌱1.6 L water

🌱2 onions

🌱2 carrots

🌱2 celery sticks

🌱4 Tbsp olive oil

🌱2 bay leaves

🌱7-8 sun-dried tomatoes

🌱1 tomato

🌱1 Tbsp herbs de provence

🌱Salt & pepper to taste

🌱Smoked tofu and fresh parsley for serving

How to prepare:

  • Once the vegetables have softened, add the green lentils and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour in hot water and add the diced fresh tomato for a burst of flavor.
  • Enhance the taste with the addition of sun-dried tomatoes for a savory umami kick.
  • Introduce 2 bay leaves, herbs de Provence, and season with salt and pepper to your liking.
  • Allow the soup to simmer for 30-40 minutes or until the lentils are perfectly cooked.
  • Serve the soup with smoked tofu and a sprinkle of fresh parsley on top.

Enjoy the delightful flavors of this European-inspired lentil soup, complemented by the smoky tofu and vibrant parsley garnish. It’s a satisfying and nourishing dish to savor.


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