Lentil Soup recipe from Jen Martinsen at Nutrition Bliss.
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lentil soup

Our family favorite! When asked their favorite meal, both of my kids for YEARS would name this soup (I’m not kidding)! Packed with tasty herbs and plant-based protein, you’ll love this recipe.

  • Author: jen martinsen at www.nutritionbliss.com
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55


  • 1-cup lentils (soaked for 24 hours prior)
  • 6 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp rosemary (I add extra because I love rosemary)
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 8 cups vegetable stock or organic chicken bone broth (I like to use 4 cups of each)
  • Sea Salt to taste
  • (Optional) Avocado & parsley for garnish


  1. Heat oil in stock pot over medium heat.
  2. Add diced onions, stir occasionally until translucent.
  3. Add celery & carrots, rosemary, & thyme – sauté for 10 min
  4. Rinse lentils thoroughly
  5. Add stock, lentils, bay leaf, sea salt to taste (dip finger in, should taste mildly salty)
  6. Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for 40 minutes.
  7. Garnish with avocado & parsley.


  • Serving Size: 6
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