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Potato & Red Lentil Soup

30 min



One-bowl / one-pot


10 ingredients or less

This protein-packed soup requires little supervision, takes only a few minutes to prep, and simmers away on the stove by itself until it's ready to be enjoyed! We aways like to make a huge pot, and store batches in the freezer to enjoy later on.



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  • 2 tsp (10 mL)
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    medium onion, diced
  • 3 cups (720 mL)
  • 2
    vegetable bouillon cubes, crushed
  • 1 cup (204 g)
    dry red lentils, rinsed
  • 1
    medium potato, diced into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 Tbsp (7 g)
    paprika powder
  • 2 tsp (5 g)
    onion powder
  • 2 tsp (6 g)
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL)
  • ⅛ tsp
    ground black pepper, or more to taste
  • 1 pinch
    salt, or more to taste

Serve with

  • 1 cup (240 mL)
    unsweetened coconut yogurt
  • 3
    slices whole wheat bread, toasted

Optional Toppings

Make your own


  1. To a large pot on medium-high heat, add the oil. When hot, add the onion and sauté until golden, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Partially cover with a lid and cook for 15 minutes, or until the lentils and potato are cooked through.
  3. Taste test, adding more salt and pepper if desired and add more water depending on how you like the consistency of your soup.
  4. Serve with yogurt, bread, and any other desired toppings. Enjoy!


  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

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Grains & Starches 53%

medium potato

slice whole wheat bread

Proteins 37%

dry red lentils

Fruits & Veggies 10%

medium onion


unsweetened coconut yogurt


vegetable oil

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Laura Defalco - July 4, 2024, 10:14 a.m.

One of my go to meals. It’s amazing.

Patty - July 2, 2024, 9:48 p.m.

Surprisingly delicious for how simple it is. I paired it with sourdough grilled cheese sandwiches for dinner. So good. Thank you!!

cony - July 2, 2024, 8:54 p.m.

Love it! Its a bit sweet but amazing, I didn’t had potatoes so I used sweet potatoes and still great

Anne - June 26, 2024, 8:07 p.m.

One of my favorite recipes! nomnomnom! 😍

Jeanne Lewis - June 17, 2024, 4:14 p.m.

This recipe surprised my husband and me. We thought it would be just a simple boring soup but it was so delicious. We added some faux steak bites. Truly so good and easy to make.

Naomi - June 5, 2024, 12:21 p.m.

Delicious and easy to make

Lily White - May 31, 2024, 12:05 a.m.

it's lovely to have this app to hand when one is wrecked weak or tired
helps good nutrition at a pittance of what I used to spend,
/not to mention food waste prevents food going off ending in the bin
perfect balance of husbandry meets convenience n common sense hara

PUL Team - May 31, 2024, 3:16 p.m.

Oh you're the best cheerleader, Lily! So glad to hear you're enjoying the app 🫶

Mireille - May 26, 2024, 5:18 p.m.

I added some fresh chilli and Indian massala spices

Sandy - May 22, 2024, 4:59 p.m.

Oh this is beautiful so much flavour and I added chilli - thank you for sharing 👍❤️

Alicia - May 22, 2024, 12:41 p.m.

I am so shocked! This is delicious! Such a simple dish with few ingredients, yet somehow it is packed with flavour and texture. I added dill and lemon at toppings and its delicious. So easy, so quick, a staple for me from now on!

PUL Team - May 23, 2024, 3:37 a.m.

Aww we're so happy that the soup was enjoyed, Alicia, thanks for the lovely review! 😊

Imane Benjelloun - May 21, 2024, 2:25 p.m.

Very comforting, I had to add more spices but definitely worth trying !

Lori - May 15, 2024, 3:06 a.m.

Thank you for the recipe. It’s delicious and flavorful.

Jules - May 12, 2024, 5:58 p.m.

perfect for a cold day

Ana - May 6, 2024, 3:43 p.m.

Very simple and yummy

Pau - May 4, 2024, 8:37 p.m.

So easy and delicious!!!

H.M. - April 28, 2024, 5:12 p.m.

I love how easy this recipe is! If I want to make it a little heartier, I use an extra onion or potato and vegetable stock instead of water, but its perfect as is. Always nice to have a pantry staple recipe. Thanks for sharing!

Lori - April 21, 2024, 8:45 p.m.

This soup rocked! So good, fast and easy. Had all the ingredients on hand. My first time trying a recipe on your site. It won't be my last.

PUL Team - April 22, 2024, 8:17 p.m.

Yay! Welcome to the PUL community, Lori, we're excited to share more delicious adventures together 🤗

Danny - April 21, 2024, 6:29 p.m.

Great recipe! Color can be adjusted with cocoa to give it the rich brown color like in the picture :)

Reau - April 10, 2024, 7:29 p.m.

I always keep red lentils and potatoes in the pantry incase I want to make this at anytime. It’s so flavourful, comforting, and easy to make. I love to add a carrot or broccoli in for more texture and nutrition if I have it

PUL Team - April 10, 2024, 9:03 p.m.

Yayy so glad you're enjoying the soup, Reau! Carrot and broccoli are delicious additions 🤩

Cassandra - April 8, 2024, 4:39 a.m.

I absolutely love this soup! It is delicious, jam-packed with flavour and it is the ultimate comfort soup on a winter’s day. I especially love adding half a cup of canned tomatoes and an extra potato.

PUL Team - April 8, 2024, 4:41 a.m.

Soup is so comforting on cold days 🥰 it means a lot you're enjoying this one, Cassandra!

Terhi Stratton - March 30, 2024, 2:03 a.m.

Just made this soup for the first time tonight. So easy and quick! I love the flavors. Will definitely make again. Thank you for the recipe!

Eva de Schipper - March 11, 2024, 7:08 p.m.

Unfortunately, this soup was quite flavourless, even adding much more of the spices, vinegar and salt. I will say that it was a nice and simple dish to make!

PUL Team - March 11, 2024, 8:29 p.m.

Hey Eva, oh no! We're disappointed to hear this and would love to help if possible. We strive for 5-star recipes 🌟 Did you by any chance change any of the recipe ingredients or portion sizes? The yogurt on top also really helps to enhance the flavours and texture of the soup.

Claudia McNulty - March 8, 2024, 4:21 p.m.

a very simple recipe, this would make a great weeknight meal. not the most complex flavour palette but sometimes that’s exactly what you need. Love it!

Chante Crawford - March 4, 2024, 5:03 p.m.

This was so good!! I sub mine with half lentils/half soy mince and added some tomato paste. Amazing! Will definitely make it again 💕

PUL Team - March 5, 2024, 4:58 a.m.

A lovely idea to use half soy mince and half lentils! Thanks, Chante 😊

julia - March 2, 2024, 12:53 p.m.

Can i substitute the balsamic vinegar for lemon or lime instead? I cant have vinegar. Thank you!

PUL Team - March 2, 2024, 10:12 p.m.

Hey Julia, uou could omit the balsamic vinegar, or experiment with substitutions such as a soy sauce, lemon, or lime juice. We'd recommend giving the soup a taste test in this case and adding more spices to taste if desired 😃

Madura - Feb. 27, 2024, 4:26 a.m.

Unfortunately this recipe is bland.

PUL Team - Feb. 27, 2024, 10:48 p.m.

Hey Madura! We're sad to hear this and would love to help if possible. Did you change any of the recipe ingredients or portion sizes?

Jessica Crouter - Feb. 18, 2024, 3:58 a.m.

Made this again for the second time! Added sauerkraut and pumpkin seeds and it elevated this soup that much more!!

PUL Team - Feb. 18, 2024, 4:04 a.m.

Ooo sounds delicious, Jessica, thank you! 🙌

Tamara - Feb. 12, 2024, 10:22 p.m.

Very tasty, quick to make, and delicious with bread.

Angela M. - Feb. 12, 2024, 2:53 a.m.

Very delicious and comforting. I love that it is easy and quick to make. Even my picky daughter loved it!

PUL Team - Feb. 12, 2024, 9:12 p.m.

Woohoo! So happy the soup was enjoyed by your daughter as well, Angela :)

Ash - Feb. 10, 2024, 8:56 p.m.

Really love this soup, have made it several times now. I used smoked paprika as it’s all I had, and topped it with canned coconut cream. Delicious!

perla - Feb. 10, 2024, 1:56 a.m.

I eat this at least once a week every single week! My fave recipe!

Chrysiida - Feb. 10, 2024, 12:36 a.m.

Lentils have to be my favorite type of legume and I am so happy for this recipe because I got to try red lentils for the first time and I found a new way to enjoy them! Coincidentally had a friend over around lunchtime when I cooked this and he ate two plates of this dish because of how delicious it was!

PUL Team - Feb. 10, 2024, 6:21 p.m.

Aw how exciting to share your first time using red lentils together, Chrysiida! Thanks for the lovely review :)

Mariela - Feb. 9, 2024, 10:41 p.m.

Delicious!!!! Will highly recommend!

Jenny - Feb. 8, 2024, 2:04 p.m.

I replaced red lentils with a can of green ones ( as that’s what I had ) and added a bit of smoked paprika as well and it’s one my new favourite dishes ❤️ simple, cheap quick and so so so yummy

PUL Team - Feb. 8, 2024, 5:26 p.m.

Mmm sounds delicious, Jenny - we're so happy that the potato and lentil soup was enjoyed 🤩

Louise - Feb. 5, 2024, 11:45 p.m.

I make this soup all the time! Great for when you only have pantry items available. With good bread + butter and a salad on the side, it's worthy of weeknight dinner guests and suits most dietary requirements.

PUL Team - Feb. 6, 2024, 8:15 a.m.

So happy that the Potato & Red Lentil Soup is being enjoyed, Louise!

Gaby - Feb. 5, 2024, 4:31 a.m.

I made this soup for my toddler and myself on a rainy night and we both enjoyed it very much. Healthy and yummy!

PUL Team - Feb. 5, 2024, 7:09 a.m.

So happy to hear, Gaby! Hugs to you and your little one 🤗

Courtney Palmer - Feb. 4, 2024, 6:58 p.m.

Sensational on a cold night. ❤️🥰

Anne Bartus - Feb. 2, 2024, 10:26 p.m.

Super easy hearty recipe and perfect for the winter

Bwalya Mutale - Feb. 2, 2024, 7:31 p.m.

Finding onion powder and garlic powder isn’t always easy - would you say it is a straight swap for the granule version of both? I have all the ingredients for this so will make it this week!

PUL Team - Feb. 2, 2024, 8:42 p.m.

Hey Bwalya, we'd recommend starting with a straight swap, but then adding more to taste as needed. Powdered onion and garlic tend to be more concentrated in flavour compared to granulated versions 🤗

Bwalya Mutale - Feb. 3, 2024, 6:48 p.m.

Thank you for that!

Denisa Muna - Jan. 27, 2024, 3:28 p.m.

Very good soup for winter days!

Bhavya Sai - Jan. 24, 2024, 4 a.m.

Very bland

PUL Team - Jan. 24, 2024, 10:17 p.m.

Hi Bhavya, we're sad to hear this recipe was bland! Is there any chance you soaked the lentils or increased the serving size? If the lentils were soaked less water is needed and if you increase the serving size the soup will need to simmer longer for the flavours to develop and the consistency to thicken. We hope this helps for now and that you enjoy our other recipes more 😊

Anna Lowe - Jan. 24, 2024, 12:57 a.m.

So delicious & super easy to make!!! The perfect cozy meal!!

Anastasia - Jan. 23, 2024, 5:19 p.m.

One of my favourite recipes) Quick, easy and yummy)

Stella - Jan. 20, 2024, 8:15 p.m.

To be honest, I used this recipe as inspiration to make my own. I also added spinach, curry powder and coconut cream. Topped with crushed walnuts, a bit more cream, fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lemon. It turned out absolutely amazing!!

PUL Team - Jan. 21, 2024, 1:02 a.m.

Woohoo! We’re so happy that the soup is being enjoyed and inspiring lots of tasty creations, Stella :D

Karoline Pernille Rosland - Jan. 19, 2024, 1:18 p.m.

Very tasty. Non-vegetarian husband loves it too. Would definitely make this again.

Janelle - Jan. 19, 2024, 2:51 a.m.

So quick and easy! I just so happened to have everything for this so I made it with some garlic naan (also from PUL). I am sick right now and this warm bowl of comfort is just what I need. And being sick and still being able to cook a nutritious meal for my self in 20 min is amazing!

PUL Team - Jan. 19, 2024, 5:55 a.m.

How lovely when we have all the ingredients on hand for a recipe! We're so glad that the soup was enjoyed, Janelle, and hope you feel better soon 💛

Nicole Mostofa - Jan. 17, 2024, 8:50 p.m.

Interesting twist on classic lentils. I like the variation.

Kisa - Jan. 16, 2024, 4:10 p.m.

So good! We used green lentils because we had lots of those and some gold potatoes that we didn't bother peeling. Very quick, budget friendly, and nutritious. Kids ask to make this soup all the time now. We serve ours with garlic yogurt and lemon

PUL Team - Jan. 16, 2024, 11:17 p.m.

Mmm sounds lovely, Kisa! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the soup 🤗

Eirini P - Jan. 16, 2024, 10:08 a.m.

Very quick, very easy, very tasty. :-)

Debbie - Jan. 15, 2024, 6:18 p.m.

Very flavorful! I think the balsamic vinegar was the perfect touch! I am adding cilantro and jalapeno slices after it's finished cooking.

Jessica Crouter - Jan. 11, 2024, 5:12 a.m.

This was super easy to make and so fast! I used orange lentils and a few small red potatoes because it was what I had- it was perfect! Thanks!!

PUL Team - Jan. 11, 2024, 5:15 a.m.

Woohoo! Thank you, Jessica 😊

Anna 🐟 - Jan. 10, 2024, 12:09 a.m.

This soup is incredible. I don't know what the secret is, because I made it and didn't add any magic ingredients, and still it turned out so so so delicious. Super easy to make as well.
I have it with some oatly crème fraiche and crispy onions on top -- 10/10 would recommend.

PUL Team - Jan. 10, 2024, 7:12 a.m.

Yayy thanks, Anna 😃 Oat cream and crispy onions sound incredible!

Kaitlin Mitchell - Jan. 8, 2024, 10:04 p.m.

Easy, hearty and warming.

Sara Best - Jan. 7, 2024, 4:21 a.m.

Delicious, easy to make, comforting soup! Curl up and enjoy with a great slice of bread!

Caterina Michalitsi - Jan. 6, 2024, 8:23 p.m.

I removed the oil and added 1/2 tbp cumin powder (lentils love cumin)and 1 tbs turmeric (otherwise, what's the point of the blackpepper?).
My kids couldn't get enough of it!!!! KIDS + LENTILS, not the easiest! Easy, fast, delicious.
Thank you my sweet girl for doing this !
Happy new year ,


PUL Team - Jan. 9, 2024, 12:11 a.m.

Hey there, Cat, aw thanks so much for the glowing review! We're so happy to hear that the Potato & Red Lentil Soup is being enjoyed - especially by the little ones. What a compliment 🤩

Shayda - Jan. 4, 2024, 9:46 p.m.

Do not underestimate Sadia! When I was in the process of cooking I was like “eh, this is going to be healthy but underwhelming due to the limited ingredients.” Boy was I wrong! Cook it and be wowed! First soup of the year and couldn’t be more satisfied! Thank you team!

PUL Team - Jan. 4, 2024, 11:25 p.m.

Woohoo! We're delighted to hear that the soup was enjoyed, Shayda. Cheers to more delicious soup adventures this year 😎

alex - Jan. 3, 2024, 9:01 p.m.

Sadly it’s the first recipe I didn’t like. Stays watery and the taste isn’t as great as usual

PUL Team - Jan. 4, 2024, 1:40 a.m.

Hi Alex, sorry to hear this recipe didn't do it for you! Is there any chance you soaked the lentils or increased the serving size? If the lentils were soaked less water is needed and if you increase the serving size the soup will need to simmer longer for the flavours to develop and the consistency to thicken. We hope this helps for now and that you enjoy our other recipes more!

Virginie - Jan. 13, 2024, 6:18 p.m.

I had the same problem as Alex. After trying the recipe, I checked the (metric( weight of the lentils: 1 cup is closer to 230g, this might explain it. I will try again with more lentils and/or less water.

PUL Team - Jan. 13, 2024, 6:53 p.m.

Hey there, Virginie, thanks for the insight! Our weight aligns with the USDA nutrition database but we'll double check in the studio. We have also reviewed this recipe and adjusted the water to reflect the feedback we have had. Thank you!

Hedvig Biro - Jan. 2, 2024, 7:48 a.m.

Amazing receipe, nice taste😉

Maggie - Dec. 29, 2023, 2:40 p.m.

We love this recipe, it is our quick one, always tasty, easy and never fails! It is even one of our favorite for camping 😍😍

Sara Best - Dec. 27, 2023, 1:34 a.m.

Delicious and sooo easy to make! This one is definitely going to become a regular for me!

Nicolette - Dec. 26, 2023, 9:07 p.m.

We were really sick and this soup provided us with so much comfort. We put yoghurt, parsley and crispy chili oil on top, it felt like going out! Loved it!

PUL Team - Dec. 27, 2023, 1:40 a.m.

So glad to hear it was comforting, Nicolette, I hope you feel better soon! ❤️‍🩹

Lucky - Dec. 26, 2023, 4:40 a.m.


Jordan - Dec. 23, 2023, 5:40 a.m.

Quick and easy for this beginner, and so tasty! Next time I’ll add a little less water

Amber Szymczyk - Dec. 19, 2023, 9:27 p.m.

Delicious, filling, and easy to prepare! Will go into our rotation. I didn’t have vegan yogurt on hand but did have vegan sour cream and that worked great!

Maria - Dec. 12, 2023, 2:50 p.m.

I was relying on leftovers for lunch but my family just gobbled it up 🤭 I added carrots and cherry tomatoes and used cilantro instead of parsley. Very comfy. Only, both my partner and I woke up in the middle of the night with a tummy ache from lentil overload 😅 any tips and tricks on how to make them easier to digest in this particular recipe? (Family tradition calls for caraway seeds but I can't see that working well with this flavour profile ... 🫣)

PUL Team - Dec. 14, 2023, 8:08 a.m.

Hey there, Maria, thanks for sharing your experience with the soup. For easier digestion, you can try soaking the lentils before cooking, and gradually introduce them to your diet. You can also include digestive-friendly herbs like cumin or fennel. Adjusting portion sizes might help too. If you're having ongoing discomfort we have an article on the blog with tips to beat discomfort in case it helps as well 🤗

Maria - Dec. 14, 2023, 10 a.m.

Thanks so much for the super speedy reply! Will definitely try soaking and adding herbs next time we make a soup. Thank you for the awesome user experience ❤️

Megan Wynd - Dec. 11, 2023, 4:06 a.m.

Perfect for a cozy weeknight. Simple ingredients that make a bowl of comfort

Amanda - Dec. 7, 2023, 9:30 p.m.

This is the best soup recipe I’ve ever made! Don’t skimp on the extras like coconut yogurt and parsley. Perfect combo! Also added crispy onions on top. Thank you so much.

Piotr Łukaszczy - Dec. 7, 2023, 2:02 p.m.

It’s not to instance
Added some chopped tomatoes

Chelsea - Dec. 7, 2023, 12:04 a.m.

I really want to love this recipe, but I think I did something wrong. Definitely some type of user error.
I find that paprika really doesn’t taste like anything, but then I think maybe I’m buying the wrong paprika. What kind do you use? Should I try getting a Hungarian paprika to try instead? Or go with a smoked paprika?

PUL Team - Dec. 8, 2023, 7:50 p.m.

Hey there, Chelsea, aw shoot - thanks for sharing your experience with us! Is your paprika fresh? Spices tend to lose their flavour and colour over time so perhaps this may be why your doesn't taste like much. A fresh paprika will be a rich red colour 😊

Paprika can also vary in flavour intensity based on the type. If you find it lacking, you could try Hungarian paprika for a richer taste or experiment with smoked paprika for a unique, smoky flavour profile.

The soup itself is lovely, but for me the toppings are also what help elevate it - the yogurt and caramelized onion for example. I hope this helps for now 🤗

Nidhi Sheth - Dec. 4, 2023, 9:33 a.m.

I’m spending unhealthy amount of time on this app! It’s brilliant!

PUL Team - Dec. 5, 2023, 12:43 a.m.

Aw so glad you're enjoying the app, Nidhi, thank you 🤩

Aurora - Dec. 1, 2023, 1:06 p.m.

It's very tasty. Though I put less water, mine was still more liquid. Thank you!

Kristina - Nov. 28, 2023, 7:56 p.m.

I have this one on repeat. Easy to make, has protein, delicious. I top it with roasted onion flakes (crunchy)

PUL Team - Nov. 29, 2023, 12:58 a.m.

Yay we’re so happy that the potato and red lentil soup is being enjoyed, Kristina - thank you! 😊

Angela - Nov. 24, 2023, 5:04 p.m.

Quick, simple and delicious

Tasnima Zaman - Nov. 23, 2023, 1:46 p.m.

I have been following PUL for years now and I love all their recipes so naturally this wasn't any different. This recipe is god send. I have been trying to make my picky eater child to eat something other than fries and she rejects everything . But today she ate this with some rice. I am over the moon!!!!! Thank you PUL!!!

PUL Team - Nov. 23, 2023, 7:20 p.m.

Oh we're smiling from ear to ear, Tasnima! Thank you for the glowing review and for taking the time to share your experience with the soup. We're so glad it was enjoyed by your little one too 😃

kat - Nov. 19, 2023, 6:54 p.m.

This became very quickly my to go quick diner. Works also well with green lentils.

PUL Team - Nov. 20, 2023, 1:59 a.m.

Thanks, Kat - we’re so happy to hear!

Jenelle O. - Nov. 15, 2023, 10:03 p.m.

The Potato & Red Lentil Soup recipe is a simple, quick and easy dish that is savory and highly satisfying! The must-have ingredients were pantry staples in my kitchen - and was able to happily make a filling main dish even when I had a low inventory of groceries! Such a life-savor!

PUL Team - Nov. 16, 2023, 11 p.m.

So thrilled that the Potato & Red Lentil Soup is being enjoyed, Jenelle, thank you! ✨

Oli - Nov. 15, 2023, 6:58 p.m.

Nice and quick recipe! We let it simmer a little bit longer and served it more like a dal. Very good though!

Méline - Nov. 12, 2023, 8:09 p.m.

Delicious !

Emily - Nov. 9, 2023, 5:18 p.m.

Very easy to make + tastes good + feels good in my body!
I added some extra potatoes and will add some extra herbs next time for even more flavour. :)

Lucia - Nov. 8, 2023, 10:25 a.m.

Easy to make and super delicious! I prefer it without the yoghurt, so I will try the onions as a topping next time.

Nikos - Nov. 7, 2023, 7:20 p.m.

Easy, tasty and quick recipe! I liked the twist with the yogurt! I put more potatoes in it though.

Justine - Nov. 6, 2023, 11:33 p.m.

This came together so quickly and it’s so comforting and tasty on a cool night. I loved it with the coconut yogurt and had crusty baguette on the side. Excellent!

Anita - Nov. 5, 2023, 11:12 a.m.

Delicious and perfect for a cold night!

Maria - Nov. 1, 2023, 12:13 p.m.

Looks yummy! Should I soak the lentils?

PUL Team - Nov. 1, 2023, 7:10 p.m.

Hi Maria, we didn't soak the lentils for this recipe but you certainly could! If you do soak ahead of time, just a heads-up you won't need to add as much water to the soup once your cooking 🤓

Olga - Oct. 26, 2023, 3:14 p.m.

So tasty! Creamy, easy to make and clean up after:)

Karen Mesko - Oct. 16, 2023, 2:19 p.m.

Made this last night! Could eat it every day! I adde a bit of spinach!

Leo - Oct. 15, 2023, 4:50 p.m.

Keeper! Super quick and easy! Perfect for the cold season :)

Amy - Oct. 15, 2023, 1:30 a.m.

So warm, hearty, comforting and easy to make! I make it with a combination of sweet and smoked paprika to give it a nice smoky flavor and add some chopped kale at the end. Delicious!

Diane Hanes ( - Oct. 9, 2023, 11:54 p.m.

I made this for the 2nd time today! So easy and delicious… and easy to modify. The first time I made it, I added spinach, lemon and served with homemade soy yogurt. Yum!
This time, I added cooked chickpeas and chopped chives from my garden. Really good, but I do like it better with the yogurt. I will definitely make this a lot this Fall/Winter.
Oh, I made it both times in my Instant Pot. Sautéed the onions, then added everything else. Set on “pressure cook” for 5 minutes. Went on a long walk, then when I got back, lunch was ready!

PUL Team - Oct. 10, 2023, 2:38 a.m.

Ooo thanks for sharing your experience with the soup, Diane! The instant pot is a lovely idea 🥰

Nadine - Oct. 7, 2023, 6:41 p.m.

Most often I use especially savory recipes as an inspiration. Same here as well. I've added turmeric and fresh garlic and ginger instead of powder. I loved the easiness of the recipe. Perfect also to warm yourself up.

PUL Team - Oct. 8, 2023, 2:09 a.m.

That's a delicious idea, Nadine! Thanks for sharing your experience with the soup 🤗

Megan - Sept. 25, 2023, 4:40 p.m.

We loved this so much we made it two nights in a row!!
Btw…hands down the best app I’ve ever used!! 👌😃

PUL Team - Sept. 25, 2023, 11 p.m.

Aww such a big compliment, Megan! We've been working hard on the app and hope you you continue to enjoy it 💛

Helen - Sept. 12, 2023, 8:57 a.m.

Delicious. Very flavorful

Julia - Sept. 6, 2023, 8:08 a.m.

Delicious and easy to make 😍

Jacky M. - Sept. 1, 2023, 11:16 a.m.

Loved this! I sauted some bell peppers with the onion and, I did swap vegetable bouillon and the water for just 4 cups of vegetable broth... and I used smoked paprika... easy, healthy and tasty!

Merle - Aug. 23, 2023, 10:02 a.m.

Delicious and easy!

Nova - Aug. 22, 2023, 5:09 p.m.

This soup was so comforting and easy to make! 🥹 Added some carrot and spinach too. I might have used the wrong potato/lentils, because the soup never got a creamy consistency, only the “stock” with pieces of potato, carrot & lentils. I didn’t love the hint of sourness that the balsamic vinegar added so I balanced out with some honey. I also added a tiiny bit of cumin and cinnamon, which made it feel sooo autumn-y and cozy. Recommend!!! 😍

Ellen Margrethe Larsen - Aug. 17, 2023, 3:19 p.m.

I love this soup🇳🇴🥰

Claire - Aug. 11, 2023, 5:49 p.m.

SO GOOD!!! My mom said she thought it was maybe the best savory food she’d ever smelled when she walked out this morning. I subbed and put in half smoked paprika for the paprika since I was all I had and didn’t have yogurt on hand, but it is still fabulous. Thank you so much for this amazing recipe!

PUL Team - Aug. 11, 2023, 6:21 p.m.

Oh wow what a big compliment, Claire, thank you! We're so happy the soup was enjoyed ☺️

mel - Aug. 10, 2023, 7:16 p.m.


G - Aug. 7, 2023, 11:18 a.m.

This is maybe the easiest soup I’ve ever made. It’s simple, but tasty. I highly, highly recommend including the yogurt as I think the tang and creaminess was really elevated it.

Archa N.G - Aug. 7, 2023, 7:20 a.m.

Hi. I have a question about the info. Does the info include the nourishment details of the toppings like bread? It goes for other recipes also.

PUL Team - Aug. 7, 2023, 3:52 p.m.

Hey Archa, great question! The nutrition info reflects anything in the ingredient list where an amount was provided. So in this case we give an amount for the bread (3 slices) so the nutrition information includes the bread. The nutrition information is *not* given for optional toppings where the amount is not given (for example, the optional toppings of parsley, chili flakes, and caramelized onions). I hope this helps :)

Jody - Aug. 6, 2023, 5 a.m.

I made this today with the addition of 2 cloves fresh garlic, 1/2 tsp each of cumin, turmeric and pepper flakes. I omitted the balsamic vinegar bcz i wasn't sure how that would affect the overall flavour. I used ghee instead of vegetable oil bcz its just better for you! We loved it! Had it with quinoa on the side.

Susi Moe - Aug. 4, 2023, 4:08 p.m.

We used to eat red lentil soup pureed with a grated potato and a grated carrot (a recipe from my Turkish father in law).
But this recipe feels even more wholesome and filling and is even easier and quicker to make. We will definitely cook this more often now :)

Kimee LeSage - Aug. 3, 2023, 10:45 p.m.

It tasted good! I swapped out the red for brown lentils and enjoyed the flavor!

Leslie - Aug. 2, 2023, 8:12 p.m.

This soup is delicious! Mine came out looking very washed out, not the color in the photo, but it tastes so good. I diced the potatoes a bit large so they took too long to cook, and the lentils ended up overcooked but the texture is still enjoyable. So easy to make. It will be added to my rotation!

Britt - July 19, 2023, 6:55 p.m.

Delicious soup! It reminded me of a comforting soup my mom used to make in my childhood. Excited to have this in the rotation.

Ashley Mazawi - July 19, 2023, 5:20 a.m.

I added red lentils along with green and brown lentils too. Tasted great!

Denise P - July 18, 2023, 1:32 p.m.

This will now be on repeat. Simple.

Lisa - July 17, 2023, 9:29 p.m.

Amazing delicious and wholesome recipe!!

Meg - July 17, 2023, 5:24 a.m.

An absolute win in our house. Fills the belly and warms the soul❤️

kirst - July 15, 2023, 10:42 p.m.

As usual great recipe and so quick to make great for an after work supper ☺️

fel - July 12, 2023, 8:57 a.m.

This is the first meal I’ve made from this app. This app is definitely worth it. I don’t regret downloading, subscribing, and supporting pick up limes. This is easy to make, easy to follow instructions, and very delicious. Will make this again.

PUL Team - July 14, 2023, 12:23 a.m.

Oh, Fel, you're the best 🥹 Thank you for helping make our community so incredible!

Naima - July 3, 2023, 5:41 p.m.

Healthy and delicious ❤️🌺

Siobain - July 2, 2023, 9:08 p.m.

Nivedha Manoharan - July 1, 2023, 10:38 p.m.

The soup was thick, creamy and tasty too. Would advice cooking till thick if making extra portions.

Olivia Asgari - June 28, 2023, 5:44 a.m.

Kristin - June 19, 2023, 5:05 p.m.

I really like this soup! I do it for 3 servings and we finish it in one day. 😄 Really easy to make! I love one pot recipes! You guys never disappoint me with your recipes! :)

PUL Team - June 20, 2023, 7:43 a.m.

Awe so happy to hear, Kristin, it means so much! Thank you 💛

terry chang - June 12, 2023, 2:46 a.m.

So tasty! Only had smoked paprika which was delicious. Served over barley.

Christin - June 4, 2023, 2:53 p.m.

This soup is one of my favourite no-brainers during the week! Easy to make and delicious! I love it!

Tanya Lagace - June 3, 2023, 5 a.m.

Had to come back to let you know it was so delicious I forgot to eat my bread lol

PUL Team - June 3, 2023, 4:07 p.m.

Hehe thanks for the update, Tanya 😜

Tanya Lagace - June 3, 2023, 4:46 a.m.

This is a winner! I just made it for lunch and it is delicious. I'm not generally a soup person and vegetarian recipes don't usually appeal to me, but this soup has blown my mind. If I came home from a long, hard day out in the cold, this soup would satisfy me. I did add a little bit of smoked paprika as well, because smoked paprika. I put a little dollop of light sour cream on top and I haven't even finished this bowl and am already considering seconds. Well worth making.

PUL Team - June 3, 2023, 4:59 a.m.

Whoop whoop! We're so thrilled to hear, Tanya, thanks for sharing your experience with it 🤗

Jenn - May 21, 2023, 2:26 p.m.

I made this soup feeling confident in the photos of the soup but it really fell short. Maybe I doubled it wrong but I used the site to make 6 servings but it was watery but worse was just flavorless like little flavor profile. I had to doctor it up with other spices to want to eat it.

PUL Team - May 21, 2023, 9 p.m.

Hey Jenn, awe we're so sorry to hear! It sounds like the soup needed to simmer longer for the flavours to develop and the consistency to thicken. If you scale up recipes in the future, it may be helpful to extend the cooking time if needed. We'll note this feedback down in any case and hope you're able to enjoy other recipes on the PUL website 🤗

Virginie - May 4, 2023, 7:15 p.m.

Easy, quite quick to make and so tasty that we all loved it (even a difficult eater). Thank you very much for the recipe and your website that is so easy to use.

PUL Team - May 4, 2023, 11:22 p.m.

So glad it's being enjoyed, Virginie, thank you! 🤗

julie - April 16, 2023, 7:25 p.m.

Best recipe EVER for confort food night. I love it and make it very often !♥️

Ethna Parker - April 11, 2023, 9:15 p.m.

This was so easy to make. Bold flavours and yummy toppings. Loved it 😀

Leah Baker - April 11, 2023, 3:53 a.m.

Very good and quick! But it felt like it was missing something. Might try adding things here or there to see what goes well with it!

Debbie - April 8, 2023, 4:59 p.m.

So quick and easy! I replaced the potato with pasta and it made a great, warming stew. Will add some spinach next time to boost the nutrients.

PUL Team - April 8, 2023, 5:06 p.m.

Mmm such a lovely idea, Debbie - thank you! 😊

Magdalena - April 3, 2023, 1:14 p.m.

Such a quick and simple recipe but so delicious. Perfect for lunchtime!

Silvia - March 19, 2023, 7:09 p.m.

Easy to make and delicious! What more can you ask?? Definitely a keeper

Tina - March 17, 2023, 8:42 p.m.

I made this soup with brown lentils so I actually ended up with a much more watery consistency, but it tasted amazing nevertheless! And it was so easy to prepare! I'll definitely be making it again.

Mel - March 16, 2023, 9:36 a.m.

lentils and creamy potatoes went really good, such a simple and great combination of spices, easy and really good for week night meal :) thanks!

Mishka Berry - March 9, 2023, 9:02 a.m.

Amazing flavour of the garlic, chillis and onions. Brings a fresh memory of a mix of italian, arabian and lebanese. Though, i would say that 4 cups of water is way too less as it basically makes the whole soup like a thick gravy so for the ones planning to make this for your family, use 6-7 cups of the water you used to rinse your lentils and then cook it as it also takes time to boil. Also, add some smoked chillis (freshly made) to add a better flavour. I tried it and its something to cherish and you would literally dream to make it again.

PUL Team - March 9, 2023, 8:01 p.m.

Thanks so much for sharing your experience with it, Mishka! This soup is a bit thicker but adding more water is a lovely idea. Happy cooking 🤗

micks - March 6, 2023, 11:54 a.m.

an absolutely amazing meal! i paired it with a slice of toasted ciabatta and it was heavenly ❤️

PUL Team - March 7, 2023, 2 p.m.

Mmm sounds lovely, Micks 😃

Lin - March 6, 2023, 4:12 a.m.

Super easy soup! I love the flavor and this took no time to make!

Astrid - Feb. 26, 2023, 8:48 p.m.

What an amazing tasting soup! I used smoked paprika and the end result tasted a lot like the Dutch soup 'snert'!! So me and my husband are very happy to have a vegan alternative for this dutch dish.

PUL Team - Feb. 26, 2023, 10:25 p.m.

Aww so lovely to hear - thank you, Astrid!

Domi - Feb. 25, 2023, 7:37 p.m.

My favorite soup :)

H - Feb. 23, 2023, 5:22 p.m.

Super quick and easy! Added bell pepper and fresh corn towards the end to boost the veggies :) I think it would be delicious with smoked paprika instead of regular! Caramelized onions add lots of flavor and I never would have thought of that. Thanks!

PUL Team - Feb. 23, 2023, 7:43 p.m.

So happy to hear, H, thank you! Love the addition of bell pepper and corn 🤩

Ethna Parker - Feb. 22, 2023, 11:01 p.m.

tadajon - Feb. 2, 2023, 2:47 a.m.

Amazing, fulfilling & easy to make! This is easily one of my favorites.

glynnin - Jan. 28, 2023, 5:43 p.m.

Nicole - Jan. 25, 2023, 2:29 a.m.

Do you think that the addition of canned tomatoes would be good? Or would that effect the dish in a bad way, taste wise?

PUL Team - Jan. 26, 2023, 6:46 a.m.

Hey Nicole, we haven't tested it out but it could be fun to experiment with! If you use canned crushed tomatoes rather than diced, you may just want to reduce the amount of water a bit to start and add more to the desired consistency as the dish cooks. We'd also recommend adjusting the spices to taste, such as more paprika if you think it needs it 🙂

Kellan - Jan. 20, 2023, 3:01 a.m.

I am genuinely surprised with how flavorful this simple soup was! I made it with sweet potatoes, and it was superb. The caramelized onions are a MUST-- it adds so much and requires little prep. I served it hot with lightly-toasted sourdough bread. It's really nice to have a recipe that can please so many palettes. As someone who's learning how to cook/enjoy lentils, this was a great introduction.

PUL Team - Jan. 20, 2023, 7:28 a.m.

Hey there, Kellan, awe we're so happy to hear! Thanks for sharing your experience with it 🤗

Eve-Mai - Jan. 18, 2023, 5:49 p.m.

Really loved this recipe! So easy and I was really surprised how tasty it was! Defenitely will be cooking that again🤩

Sabrina - Jan. 17, 2023, 2:30 p.m.

I'd love to make this before my next shopping trip but I only have a red onion! Will that change the flavor or will it work just as well as a yellow one?

PUL Team - Jan. 18, 2023, 2:17 a.m.

Hey Sabrina, feel free to use the red onion 😃

Sean - Jan. 14, 2023, 5:48 p.m.

I made this today for lunch it came together so quickly and was really delicious. Once in the bowl I added some chopped green onion, a splash of kefir a couple of drops of siracha and squeeze of lime. It is delicious right out of the pot as well. Thank you! Adding some leafy greens would also be yummy!

Leah C - Jan. 9, 2023, 7:52 p.m.

This is on my comfort food list, with a star.

Elyse - Dec. 22, 2022, 11:17 p.m.

So tasty! I've already commented on this recipe once before, but had to give it another plug. Recently, I had a very last minute surprise visit from some friends who were going to passing through while on a long drive and I wanted to whip up a quick dinner. This dish comes together so quickly and is SUCH a crowd pleaser!

PUL Team - Dec. 23, 2022, 1:29 a.m.

Awe so happy to hear, Elyse, thanks a bunch 🤗

Mary - Nov. 20, 2022, 8:52 p.m.

Instantly became a go-to soup, so wholesome and delicious. The ingredients are likely on hand in most homes so it's also a useful soup to have in your repertoire for sick days, or for days when your budget is tight!

PUL Team - Nov. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

So happy the soup is being enjoyed, Mary, thank you!

Carmen - Nov. 17, 2022, 4:34 p.m.

Watching your channel all the way in South Africa. Thank you for this easy but delicious recipe!

PUL Team - Nov. 19, 2022, 5:58 p.m.

It means so much, Carmen! Sending hugs to South Africa 🤗

Alie - Nov. 16, 2022, 10:01 p.m.

This is one of my favourite lentil soups!
it's so hearty, delicious and easy to customize!

PUL Team - Nov. 16, 2022, 10:54 p.m.

Such a lovely compliment, Alie, thank you 😃

Zenia - Nov. 16, 2022, 5:43 p.m.

Simple, easy, budget friendly and so yummy! What more can you ask for? Thank you!

PUL Team - Nov. 16, 2022, 10:52 p.m.

Aw thank you, Zenia 😊

Laurie - Nov. 12, 2022, 1:16 a.m.

Really great soup! Very warm and satisfying on a chilly Autumn evening. I used smoked paprika and I think this gives it a pleasing savory flavor. I added a few handfuls of greens and it was the perfect addition. Very simple to prepare. Thanks for the excellent recipe!

PUL Team - Nov. 12, 2022, 1:30 a.m.

Ooo sounds lovely, Laurie, we're so glad it was enjoyed!

Charlotte - Nov. 10, 2022, 7 p.m.

Just made this and just like everything else I have adequate from PUL was AMAZING!!!!! Truthful I'm not vegan but still dosnt stop me enjoying all your recipes!!!!! Thank you

PUL Team - Nov. 10, 2022, 11:23 p.m.

So happy the soup and recipes are being enjoyed, Charlotte, it means so much 🤗

kortney ballard - Nov. 8, 2022, 12:53 a.m.

Made this soup a few weeks ago and it was one of the best soups I've ever had! I am not even a lentil fan, so I was skeptical but the flavors in the soup are through the roof!!!! Quick, easy, few ingredients, and amazing results! I cannot say enough good things about this soup!!! But then again, I have never made anything from PUL that wasn't amazing! Thank you for all you do!!!

PUL Team - Nov. 8, 2022, 4:15 a.m.

Oh Kortney, we're so happy to hear! Thank you for the glowing review 🥰

Luna - Oct. 24, 2022, 12:33 p.m.

Love this recipe. I often have leftover potatoes that are about to go bad, I make a lot of this soup and freeze the portions i dont eat right away. Very easy to warm up again and most importantly tasty and quick. I love the simplicity of this recipe aswell as how little time it takes up and how good it tastes. Sometimes I add a little bit of spicy ground pepper since I love spicy soups. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe c:

PUL Team - Oct. 25, 2022, 7:01 a.m.

Aw thank you for sharing your experience with the soup, Luna, it's so appreciated!

Monica - Oct. 21, 2022, 1:41 a.m.

Prep time was SO FAST for this soup, love that. I really enjoy cooking but some days get busy. This recipe was perfect for the cold front we just received and tasted great. No edits nor complaints! Thank you, yet again, PUL :)

PUL Team - Oct. 21, 2022, 5:22 a.m.

Awe we're so thrilled to hear, Monica, thank YOU 💛

Syd - Oct. 20, 2022, 6:12 a.m.

Super simple recipe and perfect as we head into fall. Warm, filling, and yummy :)

PUL Team - Oct. 21, 2022, 5:02 a.m.

Thank you, Syd!

Kirsten - Oct. 19, 2022, 4:29 p.m.

I just love it, especially around the fall. Its warm and cozy and easy to make and freeze. I added a few more potatoes and added a bay leaf to simmer. My favorite recipe!

PUL Team - Oct. 19, 2022, 6:07 p.m.

So glad it's being enjoyed, Kirsten, and love the bay leaf addition!

Mishka - March 9, 2023, 9:08 a.m.

Sounds yum 😋

Sara M - Oct. 15, 2022, 11:35 p.m.

Oh man, I just defrosted my last freezer bagful of this recipe, and made your caramelized onions to top it. It was great when I originally made it, and it was even better defrosted with a bit of yogurt, parsley and the onions. I’m totally patting myself on the back for organizing my freezer so that I have room for a fresh batch to save me time and labor this fall. Thanks again for such a healthful, delicious, and simple recipe.

PUL Team - Oct. 16, 2022, 7:25 p.m.

Mmm sounds incredibly satisfying, Sara, thank you! Major props for organizing your freezer 🤗

Kinga - Oct. 13, 2022, 3:36 p.m.

I'll be honest here. I expected it to be bland, but I only had potatoes, lentils and onions at home, was hungry and wasn't feeling like eating another curry. It was delicious! I think it will be my new favorite soup :)

PUL Team - Oct. 13, 2022, 4:33 p.m.

So glad to hear, Kinga, it means so much 😃

Mili - Oct. 12, 2022, 6:40 p.m.

Loved it super filling

Natalie - Sept. 30, 2022, 6:36 p.m.

The most perfect comforting soup for fall. I made this because I happened to have every single ingredient already, and needed to use them up. Also added carrots and frozen spinach and they went so well with the rest of the ingredients. The last month I have been making exclusively PUL recipes, and not a single one has disappointed.

PUL Team - Oct. 1, 2022, 8:27 a.m.

Oh it means so much, Natalie, thank you for the glowing feedback 💛

Ara - Sept. 22, 2022, 5:52 p.m.

One pot, easy ingredients, two steps. I absolutely love this recipe. I enjoy it specially because it is easy enough for my kids to help me cook, still full of flavor.

PUL Team - Sept. 23, 2022, 3:19 a.m.

Love that the little ones are able to help out, Ara! Thank you 🙂

Ola - Sept. 1, 2022, 9:08 p.m.

My friend recommended me Pick Up Limes. Every meal I have made from your recipe is very easy to make, delicious and what’s most important very healthy. I love it! Greetings from Poland :)

PUL Team - Sept. 5, 2022, 12:40 a.m.

Aw we're so glad to hear, Ola! Hugs to Poland 🤗

Eva - Aug. 24, 2022, 6:18 p.m.

I really love this recipe and have made a few times already. It's easy, cheap and, most importantly, delicious. Thank you so much!

PUL Team - Aug. 25, 2022, 6:29 a.m.

So thrilled it's being enjoyed, Eva, thank you!

Anna - Aug. 22, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

Nice and warm soup that feels like a hug. I made it a bit extra special and toasted my bread with some vegan Camembert in the airfryer. This dish feels like home!

PUL Team - Aug. 23, 2022, 8:19 p.m.

Sounds delicious, Anna! It means so much that the soup is being enjoyed 🙂

Ara - Sept. 22, 2022, 5:53 p.m.

Exactly like a hug!

Jen - Aug. 21, 2022, 6:26 a.m.

i seriously keep returning to this dish monthly, if not more frequently! I loveee the flavors & ease of the recipe. This time around I added sweet potato instead & a carrot.. because why not? :) Thanks PUL!

PUL Team - Aug. 21, 2022, 5:39 p.m.

Mmm that sounds delicious! So glad the soup was enjoyed, Jen 😊

Ria - Aug. 11, 2022, 1:58 p.m.

Loved it! Delicious! Thank you for sharing!

Anna - Aug. 7, 2022, 11:27 a.m.

This is a heart-warming, satisfying comfort food on this rainy Winter's evening! I may have added too much water so the soup took a little longer to thicken up but the end result was beautiful and creamy. Super delicious with a dollop of yoghurt on top. I served this with pieces of roasted kumara (golden sweet potato) and topped with parsley.

PUL Team - Aug. 7, 2022, 5:34 p.m.

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with it, Anna! Being sure to cover partially rather than fully cover the pan can help ensure fluid can evaporate out in case it helps and the pan was fully covered. We're glad it was enjoyed after giving it time to thicken up 🙂

Ke’Aundra - July 31, 2022, 7:16 p.m.

With so little ingredients I was afraid this soup would be too plain, but it’s bursting with flavor! The recommended yogurt on top was awesome, too! I will be making this recipe very often.

PUL Team - July 31, 2022, 9:36 p.m.

So glad the soup was enjoyed, Ke’Aundra! Happy cooking 🤗

Tracy - July 27, 2022, 4:21 a.m.

This was a delicious meal! It was easy to make and helped me figure out what to do with lentils!

PUL Team - July 28, 2022, 7:26 a.m.

Woohoo! It means so much, Tracy, thank you :)

Cyn - June 20, 2022, 6:10 p.m.

Quick, simple, and incredibly tasty!

Sarah - June 18, 2022, 2:49 a.m.

This soup is flavorful, hearty, and comforting! I love adding zucchini and carrots.

Laurel - June 11, 2022, 7:44 a.m.

This is delicious! Thank you for helping me get my family to eat more plant-based meals!

PUL Team - June 15, 2022, 3:04 a.m.

We appreciate it so much, Laurel! Wishing you and your family an abundance of health and wellness 🌱

Martin - June 9, 2022, 9:34 p.m.

This recipe is a great base which I now frequently use for lentil soups!

PUL Team - June 11, 2022, 12:03 a.m.

So happy to hear, Martin, thank you!

Erica - June 9, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Loved it! Cheap, easy to make, nutritious, and super flavorful. Gold star :)

PUL Team - June 10, 2022, 10:53 p.m.

Thank you, Erica!

Linda - May 25, 2022, 12:58 a.m.

Can I sub for green lentils instead? Not sure how that would affect the recipe at all but that’s all I have on hand

PUL Team - May 25, 2022, 5:13 a.m.

Hey Linda, yes green lentils will be firmer and will have an earthier taste than other lentils but we've heard positive reviews with them in the soup still 🙂

Giovanna - May 8, 2022, 7:43 p.m.

Ricetta terminata da poco ed il gusto è OTTIMO. Io però ho aggiunto il pomodoro e devo dire che è stata un'ottima idea.
Grazie mille perché date sempre ottimi spunti.
Un abbraccio

PUL Team - May 8, 2022, 8:44 p.m.

So happy the soup was enjoyed, Giovanna, thank you 🤗

Fiona - April 7, 2022, 9:49 p.m.

Incredible!! The spices give the recipe such a warm taste and the texture of the lentils is so different from what I usually know in a soup (potatoes, carrots and such). I really loved it! And it goes so well with a cold and dark weather :3

PUL Team - April 10, 2022, 5:16 a.m.

We're so glad it's being enjoyed, Fiona, thank you!

Tina - March 18, 2022, 12:16 a.m.

So easy to make and delicious! Usually make it with sweet potatoes instead of potatoes. Also, appreciate it when you indicate recipes freeze well like this soup as freezing half the recipe for another day makes meal prep easy.

PUL Team - March 18, 2022, 1:12 a.m.

Mmm sounds lovely, Tina, and thanks for the feedback! Hopefully, soon we can share more freezer-friendly meals 😊

Kelly - March 17, 2022, 7:03 p.m.

I love the soup! Did you use Hungarian paprika or smoked paprika?

PUL Team - March 17, 2022, 7:38 p.m.

Hey Kelly! The paprika from our local grocery store is a regular (not smoked) paprika. I hope you enjoy the recipe :)

Snezana - March 16, 2022, 6:10 a.m.

Love this recipe! It is simply and delicious and I always have the ingrediants! Good one!

PUL Team - March 17, 2022, 5:47 a.m.

Woohoo! It means so much, Snezana ☺️

Louise - March 16, 2022, 5:45 a.m.

I love this recipe, so simple and tasty! My son makes it for his family as well - they call it fart soup. I guess they don’t eat lentils as much as I do. I’ve made this several times and it never disappoints - thank you!

PUL Team - March 17, 2022, 5:46 a.m.

Hehe so glad the soup is being enjoyed, Louise, thank you!

Madeleine - March 15, 2022, 6:17 p.m.

Can't wait to try this recipe! What is the best way to heat up leftovers? Thank you!

PUL Team - March 15, 2022, 6:46 p.m.

Hey Madeleine, we hope you enjoy it! We tend to warm up soups over low-medium heat on the stovetop if we have some extra time, or alternatively in the microwave if we're in more of a pinch. We'd recommend avoiding overheating the soup when reheating and gently stirring if possible as boiling or rough stirring can cause some of the contents, such as the potatoes, to separate.

Emma - March 14, 2022, 10:23 p.m.

Fantastic soup! I made double portion to last a couple of days and topped with a little soy cream and pepper. Served with hemp & rye bread and romaine. Thank you for this as I went on a cooking mission making 3 of your recipes in one night!

PUL Team - March 15, 2022, 5:47 a.m.

Mmm sounds delicious, Emma, and we hope you love the other two recipes too 🥰

Tiffany - March 11, 2022, 6:34 p.m.

So easy and tasty! Just had the leftovers for lunch and they were just as good as last night. Will definitely make again.

PUL Team - March 12, 2022, 6:47 p.m.

Oh it means so much, Tiffany, thank you ☺️

Magali - March 6, 2022, 8:27 p.m.

I love this recipe, it is fast and super tasty! Make it!!

PUL Team - March 7, 2022, 6:23 a.m.

So glad it's being enjoyed, Magali!

Anna - March 3, 2022, 12:28 p.m.

I LOVE this recipe, this soup Is fantastic!!!

PUL Team - March 4, 2022, 1:59 a.m.

Oh so lovely to hear, Anna, thank you!

Seeths - Feb. 28, 2022, 3:35 p.m.

I made this for dinner and I absolutely loved it! I added a little garam masala and it tasted a-MA-zing with pav (an Indian bread).

PUL Team - Feb. 28, 2022, 8:34 p.m.

Mmm sounds incredible, Seeths, do let us know if there's any other feedback 😃

Didi Ciolpan - Feb. 21, 2022, 1:08 p.m.

Such a delicious and protein packed soup! Loved it! This definitely goes on my weekly meal prep list! Thank you for sharing this with us! :)

PUL Team - Feb. 21, 2022, 3:31 p.m.

Woohoo! So happy to hear, Didi, thank you :)

Robbie - Feb. 21, 2022, 4:23 a.m.

This is delicious and so easy to make! It's going in my regular recipe rotation. I made enough for a couple of days, and a serving for the freezer. Today, I put it over a bed of fresh spinach and to switch it up tomorrow, I'll put it over a bed of steamed cauliflower. YUM :)

PUL Team - Feb. 21, 2022, 6:12 a.m.

Mmm we love batch making this one as well! Enjoy, Robbie 😃

Kathleen - Feb. 18, 2022, 6:04 p.m.

Easy and delicious recipient. Thank you.

Emma - Feb. 17, 2022, 6:20 p.m.

Really easy recipe. Nice take on lentil soup.
The coconut yoghurt really finished the dish.
We ate the 3 person recipe with two people. With three it wouldn't have been enough.

PUL Team - Feb. 19, 2022, 2:44 a.m.

Thanks for the insight, Emma, we'll take note of the feedback to help us improve! So glad the soup was enjoyed :D

Noelle - Feb. 15, 2022, 11:16 p.m.

Soooo delicious! The caramelized onions go really well with it. It's the best lentil soup I've ever made 😋 thank you!

PUL Team - Feb. 16, 2022, 5:18 p.m.

A huge compliment, Noelle, thank you!

Elizabeth - Feb. 15, 2022, 4:42 a.m.

Hello from México! We love your take on nutrition, simple and easier than the one we hear on our country, we swap the chili flakes for something we call "Salsa Macha" which is kind of chilli oil with some nuts and garlic and it taste delicious, I little bit more spicy but great! (:

PUL Team - Feb. 15, 2022, 7:36 p.m.

Mmm that sounds lovely, Elizabeth, thank you! Sending lots of love to México ✨

Adel - Feb. 13, 2022, 9:07 p.m.

Fantastic, we loved this soup on a chilly day!

Elyse - Feb. 13, 2022, 7:33 p.m.

Really fantastic "go-to" for a quick, easy, budget-friendly (most ingredients are things you likely already have), and delicious weeknight meal! The combination of potatoes and paprika reminded me a lot of some great dishes out of Spain, if you're a fan of those flavorings!

PUL Team - Feb. 14, 2022, 6:53 a.m.

We're smiling from ear to ear, Elyse, thank you for the glowing review ✨

Frnna - Feb. 11, 2022, 9:06 a.m.

So easy to make and so tasty!

Abbie - Feb. 5, 2022, 5:01 p.m.

I don’t have bouillon cubes. Would it work to use 4 cups of veggie broth in place of the cube and 3 cups of water?

PUL Team - Feb. 6, 2022, 8:31 p.m.

Hey there, Abbie, yes the vegetable bouillon cube and water can be substituted for equal parts vegetable stock or broth. We recommend giving the soup a taste test, and adding some salt if you think it needs it. We hope this helps for now and you enjoy the recipe 🙂

Alba - Feb. 3, 2022, 4:48 p.m.

Delicious soup. I'm grateful for your time and dedication so we can have this delicious recipe.

PUL Team - Feb. 4, 2022, 3:08 a.m.

Awe thank you, Alba :)

Amy - Jan. 31, 2022, 3:34 a.m.

Oh my goodness this was good! We came home from a long weekend of not being able to eat as well as we are used to, and came home to a pretty empty kitchen. Found this recipe that uses pantry staples, and in 30 minutes we were sitting down to a piping hot bowl of heaven! Thank you for this new "go to" meal!

PUL Team - Jan. 31, 2022, 3:36 a.m.

We're so glad the soup was enjoyed, Amy, it means so much 😃

Julia - Jan. 29, 2022, 11:52 a.m.

I love this lentil soup, it has become a staple for me in the last few months. Simple ingredients, but so flavourful - I love it!
I also made so many different toppings with it - today I used up some stale bread and made simple croutons (with lots of herbs).

PUL Team - Jan. 29, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

Ooo sounds delicious, Julia, thank you for sharing!

Janet - Jan. 26, 2022, 10:36 p.m.

I love how thick this is. good flavor and filling! (love the website design btw!)

PUL Team - Jan. 27, 2022, 7:44 p.m.

It means so much, Janet, thank you!

Yaya - Jan. 26, 2022, 4:17 a.m.

I really like the added flavour of the balsamic vinigar, would have never thought it goes so well with lentils.
Also, I love the fact that there are few ingredients that give a great taste to this kinda of a classic soup!

PUL Team - Jan. 27, 2022, 6:40 p.m.

Aw we're so happy to hear, Yaya, and do let us know if you have any other feedback!

Karolina - Jan. 23, 2022, 9:11 p.m.

Loved this soup! So comfy and warm. I added a tablespoon of georgian Ajika spice and it was a match! :)

PUL Team - Jan. 26, 2022, 2:50 a.m.

So glad it was enjoyed, Karolina!

Brooke - Jan. 20, 2022, 1:27 a.m.

The easiest soup I’ve ever made!

Jenny - Jan. 16, 2022, 5:13 p.m.

Loved it! Simple and wholesome :)

Emilie - Jan. 16, 2022, 3:34 p.m.

Is it possible to swish the balsamic vinegar with something else? :-)

PUL Team - Jan. 16, 2022, 8:38 p.m.

Hey Emilie, the balsamic vinegar helps add flavour and depth to the soup! You could omit it, or experiment with substitutions such as an alternative vinegar with sugar, soy sauce, or lemon juice. We'd recommend giving the soup a taste test in this case and adding more spices to taste if desired 😃

Shivani - Jan. 29, 2022, 4:49 a.m.

Wondering how red wine vinegar would go with this! Would it need to be balanced with sugar as well?

PUL Team - Jan. 29, 2022, 7:37 p.m.

Hey Shivani! You could certainly use red wine vinegar if desired. Depending on your taste preferences though, you may wish to add some sugar to add a touch of sweetness to balance out the soup :)

Jeff - Jan. 16, 2022, 2:52 p.m.

This looks amazing! Out of curiosity, which ingredient has the gluten in it? At first glance it looks GF but I want to make sure I'm not missing something before I try it.

PUL Team - Jan. 16, 2022, 8:20 p.m.

Hey Jeff, the toasted whole wheat bread or croutons may contain gluten. You could serve the soup with gluten-free bread or croutons if desired though, or opt for an alternative side. We've added this as a possible substitute on the website for clarity! Just in case you're interested and haven't already seen it, pressing the red-eye within the "contains" box or green-swap button within the "swap out" box, such as the gluten box in this case, shows what ingredients contain the item. We hope this helps and you enjoy the soup if you're able to give it a try 😊

Jeff - Jan. 16, 2022, 8:36 p.m.

Oh I didn't even think about the bread... At this point I just ignore bread haha.

Love the videos, so calming and delicious!

Toni - Jan. 16, 2022, 11:16 a.m.

Made this tonight for my mother in law and myself. Absolutely delicious! Will be making again

Karen - Jan. 16, 2022, 1:02 a.m.

Made this today - it's-25C here in Ontario. Perfect dinner on a cold day. I added some chopped kale that needed to be used up, along with 2 sliced Beyond sausages. We ate it with foccacia "fingers ". I will definitely make this again. And again 🙂

PUL Team - Jan. 16, 2022, 5:35 a.m.

Mmm sounds delicious, Karen! We hope you're staying warm 🌻

Laurel - Jan. 13, 2022, 2:52 a.m.

This is my new favorite lentil soup recipe. Thank you!

Michelle - Jan. 12, 2022, 12:45 a.m.

Oh my goodness this is one of my favourite recipes of yours! So easy to make and so tasty. I added some zucchini I had leftover and it was delish!

PUL Team - Jan. 12, 2022, 4:57 a.m.

Love the addition of zucchini, Michelle! We're so happy the soup is being enjoyed ☺️

Kristen - Jan. 11, 2022, 1:03 a.m.

I admit, I was pleasantly surprised at how well this recipe turned out. It’s so simple to make, quick, and tastes amazing! I will definitely add this to my recipe rotation.

PUL Team - Jan. 12, 2022, 3:56 a.m.

Awe we're so happy it was a pleasant surprise, Kristen! Happy cooking 🤗

Emily - Jan. 9, 2022, 10:09 p.m.

Made this for my lunches this week - perfect for a cold day, it's so cozy and delicious with the paprika and potatoes. Super easy to put together, too. This will definitely be one I make more often!

PUL Team - Jan. 10, 2022, 3:31 a.m.

It means so much to hear, Emily, thank you!

Jen - Dec. 31, 2021, 5 a.m.

I absolutely adore this recipe. Simple, flavorful, affordable, & comforting! This is my 3rd time making it. It tastes wonderful with sweet potato & carrot as well! I would love to see more of these kinds of recipes ❤️ Thank you!!

PUL Team - Dec. 31, 2021, 6:12 a.m.

Mmm lovely additions, Jen! So glad it's being enjoyed 🙂

Amatullah - Dec. 24, 2021, 5:14 p.m.

This is one of the easiest and tasties recipes. Definitely worth a try. Feels amazing on cold and gloomy days!

PUL Team - Dec. 25, 2021, 6:22 p.m.

We appreciate the lovely review so much, Amatullah, thanks a bunch 😍

AA - Dec. 20, 2021, 1:20 a.m.

Amazing!!! My husband and children loved the flavor and we all agree this is a keeper! Thank you!

PUL Team - Dec. 21, 2021, 5:13 a.m.

Woohoo! So happy to hear, AA, thank YOU 🙂

Lucie Novakova - Dec. 17, 2021, 9:22 a.m.

Hi all at PUL. I came across your page few weeks ago and today I made this recipe. It is easy and really tasty!!! I would like to say that your page is incredible and all recipes looks delicious. I look forward to try more. 🤩

PUL Team - Dec. 20, 2021, 9:03 p.m.

Aw we're so happy the soup was enjoyed, Lucie, and we hope you love the other recipes too if you give any a try 😃

Brittany Sweeden - Dec. 13, 2021, 3:23 p.m.

WOW. I was just making this for lunches for a week, now this has become a household favorite! I think it is the balsamic vinegar addition! The actual soupy part is incredible! I added Pak Choy and Red cabbage towards the end to save them from going off in our fridge. That was a great addition if anyone wants to try!
We will be making this on a regular basis!

PUL Team - Dec. 14, 2021, 4:52 a.m.

So lovely to hear, Brittany, it means so much! So glad the additions were enjoyed in it too 🤩

Lara F. - Dec. 9, 2021, 9:01 p.m.

As expected, this soup was delicious. My husband raved about it all evening. I added a bag of fresh spinach at the end to up the nutrition and for the pop of color. This recipe is definitely going into the rotation. I've already shared the link with a friend.
Thanks so much PUL!

PUL Team - Dec. 10, 2021, 4:24 a.m.

Mmm love the addition of spinach, Lara, thank you for the kind words and support ✨

Sara M - Dec. 8, 2021, 10:06 p.m.

Picked this recipe for several reasons: pantry-friendly, your recipes earned my trust when your Spicy Garlic Tofu got me past my FOT (fear of tofu), and near-zero effort/mess! I had some bits of frozen chopped okra and baby peas, so I added those to tidy up tue freezer. Super delicious, healthful and perfect on a lazy, chilly day. Thank you for this keeper.

PUL Team - Dec. 9, 2021, 1:41 a.m.

Oh, Sara, this is a massive compliment! Thank YOU for the continued support and for taking the time to share. Love the addition of okra and baby peas 😍

Elina - Dec. 8, 2021, 8:30 a.m.

This was the first of the recipes of yours that I tried and it was absolutely delicious!

JESSICA MOORE - Dec. 8, 2021, 4:36 a.m.


I love your cooking and helpful tips especially since I am only a new vegan. I made the potato and lentil soup and absolutely enjoyed every mouthful. It will be one of our camping staples as its so easy to make. Thank you

PUL Team - Dec. 9, 2021, 1:32 a.m.

Hello Jessica, aw we're so happy to hear! All the best on your vegan journey and thanks so much for allowing PUL to be part of it 😊🌻

Maream - Dec. 5, 2021, 1:41 p.m.

I enjoy it, pretty easy, I am happy with the result Thank you for the recipe

Wendy - Nov. 28, 2021, 9:50 p.m.

Wow, you're such a master in what you do! I have made some of your recipes and you're truely so talented! I love you're beautiful website, the AMAZING recipes, the way you present everything and give options when something is not available. Some kind of passion you have! A question about this one: if you dont have onion and garlic powder can i just replace it with more onion and garlic? Im so excited to make the recipe! You make cooking so much fun and easy!

PUL Team - Nov. 29, 2021, 12:04 a.m.

Hey Wendy, you're too kind! It means so much that the website and PUL content are being enjoyed 😊 The onion and garlic powder help give the soup a more concentrated flavour with less bulk, although feel free to use fresh onion and garlic to taste if desired. We hope you enjoy the soup 😃

Wendy Meert - Nov. 30, 2021, 1:39 p.m.

Thank you so much for your reply! My lentils were a bit soft. I think maybe I overcooked it?

PUL Team - Dec. 1, 2021, 1:51 a.m.

Hi Wendy, mushy lentils are usually a sign we might have overcooked them. It can be tricky to avoid this on the first try 😊 Lowering the heat a tad so the lentils don't jump around as much in the pot, and reducing the overall cooking time should help. Taste-testing as the lentils cook might also be helpful to gauge how much time to cook them for. We hope this helps for now and do let us know if there's anything else we can help with 😃

Ellie - Nov. 28, 2021, 8:34 p.m.

This soup is incredible. While it's so simple and budget friendly, it truly doesn't lack in flavour and this yummy comfort feeling. I LOVE this soup. I added a bit of kale from my yard, cause I like to spot some green in my soups.

PUL Team - Nov. 28, 2021, 11:34 p.m.

Thank you for the glowing review, Ellie, it means so much! Homegrown kale sounds like a wonderful addition 😍

Kate - Nov. 28, 2021, 6:33 p.m.

Tried this soup on a whim as I came across it when meal planning for the week. We had everything needed in anyway and it came together super quick. Will definitely make again 👍

Romane - Nov. 28, 2021, 2:06 p.m.

I just love it! It's fast, easy and so tasteful ! I just think that my bouillon cube is particulary salty, it was a bit much ahah but now I found the perfect amount of it !

PUL Team - Nov. 28, 2021, 11:29 p.m.

Hi Romane! Thanks for sharing the insight, the bouillon cubes can be tricky sometimes but we're so glad you find the right mix. If it helps, the brand of the one we tend to use is Maggi 😊

Cody - Nov. 25, 2021, 2:55 a.m.

This didn't last long. Super filling, great for lunch the next day!

Bex - Nov. 24, 2021, 1:58 p.m.

Absolutely delicious and all pantry ingredients. The flavours are spot as per usual.

Nancy Villasenor - Nov. 24, 2021, 12:57 a.m.

This recipe is so quick, easy and delicious! My baby sister dislikes lentils but she loved this recipe. I wasn't surprised. Pick Up Limes always comes out with healthy tasty meals :)

PUL Team - Nov. 24, 2021, 8:34 p.m.

We appreciate this so much, Nancy, thank you for taking the time to share the kind words ☺️

Lizzy - Nov. 23, 2021, 8:10 p.m.

Love how easy and simple it is. Served it with naan from the grocery, yum. Made extra to freeze for a quick dinner in the future.

Savanna - Nov. 22, 2021, 7:36 p.m.

So quick and easy. Absolutely delicious!

Kristy - Nov. 19, 2021, 7:02 p.m.

Thanks PUL - this was delicious and SO easy! I made exactly as written with fresh parsley garnish.

PUL Team - Nov. 20, 2021, 5:21 a.m.

We're so happy to hear, Kristy, thank YOU 🥰

Jason - Nov. 17, 2021, 3:38 p.m.

Sadia, you’ve done it again! Your potato & pea curry is a staple of mine now this will join the list. You’re improving the world one recipe at a time, keep up the great work!

PUL Team - Nov. 17, 2021, 4:23 p.m.

Aw thank you, Jason, for the very kind words! We're so happy the recipe is being enjoyed ✨😃

A - Nov. 16, 2021, 1:20 a.m.

There is a typo in the recipe "cover with a lid a cook".

PUL Team - Nov. 17, 2021, 1:52 a.m.

Hi there, A, thanks for catching this and bringing it to our attention! The typo has now been fixed. Apologies for any confusion it may have caused 😊

Beth - Nov. 14, 2021, 3:57 p.m.

Really good!!!!

Nathalie - Nov. 14, 2021, 12:59 a.m.

Simple et très bon

Concha - Nov. 13, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

Love your videos and your recepies. Thanks so much for sharing all with us in such a lovely but professional way

PUL Team - Nov. 13, 2021, 4:14 p.m.

Aw thank you, Concha, your kind words and support mean so much ☺️

Helene - Nov. 13, 2021, 1:08 a.m.

This was very tasty and easy to make. I used a potato masher before I served it so that the potatoes would be less chunky (personal preference). I would definitely make this again! Thank you, Pick Up Limes! :)

PUL Team - Nov. 13, 2021, 4:04 p.m.

Thanks for sharing your experience with the soup, Helene, we're so happy it was enjoyed ✨

Aude - Nov. 12, 2021, 8:06 p.m.

Just made for dinner. Quick and easy for busy people. Filling recipe in which I added cumin for even more flavor. I may also add some frozen green beans.

Maria - Nov. 12, 2021, 7:34 p.m.

WOW talk about flavor. This was super easy to make, nutritious, and delicious! I will definitely make it again. I added some Sazón completo for some Hispanic flavor!

Beck - Nov. 11, 2021, 5:33 a.m.

This is one of our go to recipes! We just made it tonight. I like that it comes together quickly, especially after a long day. We have enjoyed so many of your recipes over the years. Thank you Sadia!

PUL Team - Nov. 11, 2021, 4:37 p.m.

Woohoo! So glad to hear, Beck, thank YOU 😃

Claire - Nov. 10, 2021, 11 p.m.

Made this after I saw the video today, and it is so easy and delicious! I didn't have onion powder so I just left that out and added a little more garlic. The one thing I can't figure out is why it's such a deep red in the picture, but mine turned out pale orange. I used sweet Hungarian paprika and Turkish Masoor Dal split red lentils. A keeper regardless though!

PUL Team - Nov. 11, 2021, 1:46 a.m.

Hey there, Claire! Different brands of red lentils and paprika can sometimes vary in their colour. Our images are also edited which can enhance the natural hues 🤓 We're so glad the soup was enjoyed in any case 😊

Victoria E - Nov. 6, 2021, 5:21 p.m.

Loved this wholesome and delicious soup! I used dried brown/green lentils that I soaked the night before and scallions (didn't have any onions). It's amazing that you don't need broth for this soup! I will definitely be making this again and again during the fall and winter season.

PUL Team - Nov. 6, 2021, 7:11 p.m.

Mmm delicious substitutions, Victoria, and thanks a bunch for the kind words 🤩

Victoria - Nov. 2, 2021, 2:05 p.m.

I wouldn't have thought such a simple recipe (using water instead of broth, no less) could be so tasty, but I love this stew! The only change I made was to put 1 tbsp of smoked paprika instead of the 1.5 tbsp regular paprika. Both my husband and I enjoyed it. Definitely will be making again.

PUL Team - Nov. 4, 2021, 2:58 a.m.

We're so grateful to hear the soup is being enjoyed, Victoria, thank you for sharing 😃

Natalie - Oct. 27, 2021, 9:34 p.m.

This recipe is so easy and yummy! I always add extra vegetables from the fridge. Zucchini especially is my favorite to add to this soup! Sometimes I do half smoked paprika, half regular too! Any way you make it is fast, tasty and budget friendly too!

PUL Team - Oct. 29, 2021, 5:10 a.m.

Mmm love the addition of other vegetables, Natalie! Thanks a bunch for the lovely review 🌻

Manuela - Sept. 7, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

AMAZING. I just came back home and got a taste of the soup I made in the afternoon and I'm pleasantly surprised it came out THIS GOOD. I was running so I just left it in the counter to chill while I went out for 2-3hours without even trying it. I don't know why I had this feeling it was going to be bland. It's DELICIOUS and VERY filling. I did add a quarter of a red pepper that was going to go bad and a leaf of leak that was about the meet the same fate. I also accidentally let it dry a bit too much (while I was running around) but it's still great. Thick like a pure and lovely. Thank you!

PUL Team - Sept. 8, 2021, 4:02 a.m.

Aw we appreciate the glowing review so much, Manuela! So glad the soup was enjoyed 😃

Magdalena - July 26, 2021, 10:23 a.m.

I have to admit that the new photo convinced me to make this soup.
And Im so glad I did it! It's so simple and quick to make and so warming and comforting.

PUL Team - July 28, 2021, 3:02 a.m.

We're so glad you enjoyed the soup, Magdalena, thank you for the review ☺️

Stephanie - July 24, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

This is my go to when I don’t feel like cooking. It’s quick, delicious, and hearty.

Dana - July 17, 2021, 11:03 p.m.

This is one of my faves. It's so easy to do and tasty! Also it freezes very well. My favorite topping is sauteed onions and hot sauce.

Jule - July 15, 2021, 10:14 a.m.

I tried this when there basically was nothing left in the fridge and I couldn't be bothered to go shopping before having dinner. This is really comforting, smooth and delicious! It would have been better had I had some joghurt to top it off with... But I still had the leaves of some beet roots (which you can use similarly to mangold leaves) that I chopped and added 5 minutes before serving. I recommend some chopped nuts on top if you miss a crunch factor. Will defenitely make this again.

PUL Team - July 18, 2021, 1:46 a.m.

We appreciate this so much, Jule, thanks a bunch for taking the time to share 🤩

Sanjana - June 22, 2021, 8:27 p.m.

I made this and it was the best! I had a small pan though and messed up the ratio of lentils and water so it got a bit thick, which was no problem, it tasted amazing. I also added 4 grams of chilli powder. Surprised how easy and delicious this is!

PUL Team - June 24, 2021, 5:57 a.m.

Thank you for the review, Sanjana, and so glad you enjoyed the soup!

Zulma - June 4, 2021, 8:33 a.m.

I tried this yesterday today and it was super delicious! It's a very simple recipe and I happened to have these ingredients on hand except for the potato (which I substituted with carrot).

PUL Team - June 5, 2021, 8:54 p.m.

A lovely substitution, Zulma! So glad you enjoyed the soup 🤗

Isaiah Buckingham - June 1, 2021, 5:51 a.m.

I just tried this recipe for the first time and I love it! Thank you for this! I can’t wait to try more PUL recipes!

PUL Team - June 4, 2021, 3:32 p.m.

Woohoo! So happy to hear, Isaiah 😃 Happy cooking!

Mahdokht - May 19, 2021, 2:40 a.m.

So delicious and easy to cook! Thanks, Sadia!🤗

Meg - April 16, 2021, 1:38 p.m.

This soup tasted so good that my mum asked for more even though she was full XD
Love ur vids by the way ;)

PUL Team - April 19, 2021, 1:54 a.m.

We're so glad you and your mum enjoyed the soup! Thank you, Meg 🤗