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.

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Lentil and potato soup
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2018-07-19, this recipe is for 6 people and takes 50 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 15-02-2021

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

Lentil And Potato Soup

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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