Lentil soup recipes

Lentil soup recipes

Use storecupboard favourite lentils to make a hearty soup. Our best-rated recipes are guaranteed to taste great and there are plenty of delicious ideas. 

1,137 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
771 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come home to a warming bowlful of this filling, low-fat soup

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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294 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Satisfying and simple to make, homemade soup is a great supper or take-to-work lunch.

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
112 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Flavour up butternut squash with Indian spices for this warming and healthy vegetarian soup

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
107 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Blend your storecupboard pulses with cumin, turmeric and garlic to create this robust soup with crispy pancetta topping

35 mins
Easy
105 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet smoked paprika and cumin flavour this rustic blend topped with spicy Spanish sausage

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
72 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This hearty vegetarian soup will warm up cold winter nights and can be frozen for later

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
96 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Simple soups like this make great lunches - and are wallet-friendly too!

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This light vegetarian soup is enriched with creamy coconut milk and packed with nutritious ingredients like ginger, spinach and limes

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Warm up a winter evening with this spicy and flavoursome curried soup

45 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Deliciously spicy - warm up with this fab veggie soup.

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whether you're carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This warming winter soup is high in fibre, low in fat and can be frozen for ultimate convenience

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
29 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This North African-inspired soup is flavoured with harissa and spices. Serve with hummus toasts and cooling yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
63 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

When it's cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and four of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian soup is packed with vegetables and lentils - it's healthy, low fat and full of flavour. To bulk it up, why not add borlotti beans or chicken?

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A smooth, blended soup served with crispy bacon topping - a luxurious and warming bowl of goodness

1 hr
Easy
21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cheap and cheerful red lentils are jazzed up with coconut milk and plenty of spices in this quick and warming soup recipe

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This spicy vegetable soup is super low in fat and calories. Serve with a dollop of cooling yogurt and fresh coriander

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Tuck into this full-bodied, vegetarian Bolognese-based soup with red lentils, which brings you four of your 5-a-day and plenty of fibre

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

In Morocco this soup is served as an important part of the festivities of Ramadan: it's the traditional soup to break the fast

2 hrs and 45 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your soup with this tasty curried sweetcorn recipe topped with a soft boiled egg and green chilli. It's a perfect light lunch or supper on cold days

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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