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Lentil Carrot Soup bowl on a wood board

Lentil Carrot Soup

Delicious easy soup to enjoy on a cold day. Vegan recipe that is ready in less than an hour.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 onion cut to small cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 carrots cut to cubes
  • 2 potatoes cut to cubes
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 8 cups boiling water

For garnish:

  • Baby spinach leaves


  • In a big pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onion to the pot and cook until it becomes transparent and tender.
  • Add the minced garlic cloves and cook for 1 more minute – be careful not to burn it.
  • Add lentils, carrots, potatoes and all spices and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the boiling water and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with baby spinach leaves and serve with bread if desired.
  • Enjoy!