Lentil and potato soup

An easy lentil and potato soup is a delicious filling soup that's perfect for lunch or dinner. A bit spicy, hearty and filled with spices.

50 minutes 6 people Main course
Lentil and potato soup


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  • 300 gram green lentils
  • 10 waxy potatoes
  • 1,5 liter vegetable stock
  • 1 can of tomatoes (whole or chunks)
  • 3 shallots
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 1 lime
  • handful of fresh parsley
  • pepper and salt to taste
Lentil and potato soup ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • medium-sized pan with lid
  • wooden spoon
  • potato peeler


50 minutes 6 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

PEEL and finely chop the shallots and garlic cloves. REMOVE the seeds of the chili pepper if you prefer a milder version and chop the pepper into small pieces.

HEAT a dash of oil in a medium-sized pan and sauté the shallots, garlic and chili pepper for a few minutes. POUR in the vegetable stock along with lentils, tomatoes, cinnamon stick and bay leaves and bring to a boil.

Meanwhile PEEL the potatoes and chop them into smaller pieces. 

Lentil and potato soup
Lentil and potato soup

Finishing the lentil and potato soup -- 40 minutes

As soon as the lentils have boiled for about 20 minutes, you can also add the potato chunks. Let it cook for another 20 minutes.

REMOVE the cinnamon stick and bay leaves and ADD juice of a lime. SEASON the soup with pepper and salt and finish with some fresh parsley. Enjoy!

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