The Missing Ingredient® Gluten-free Lentil Soup Recipe




Homemade soups made with fresh stock are highly nutritious and a great way to stretch your food dollar. This is a simple inexpensive and delicious lentil soup recipe. Enjoy!


1- 1 cup of uncooked organic lentils ( soak in water overnight at room temp.) this will turn in to 3 cups of lentils.

2- 4 cups homemade chicken stock ( see chicken stock recipe)

3- 2 cups of water

4- 1 finely chopped carrot

5-1  finely chopped shallot

6- 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped

7- 1 stork or celery, finely chopped

8- 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt

9- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

10- 1 1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil


1- Place large pot over medium heat.

2- Add olive oil, garlic and shallots.

3- Sautee over medium heat until they are translucent, ( about 2 minutes), stir frequently.

4- Stir in carrots, celery, salt and pepper.

5- Cook until the carrots are soft, approximately 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

6- Remove lentils from water and rinse under cool water.

7- Stir in lentils.

8- Add stock and water.

9- Bring to boil.

10- Reduce heat, stir, cover and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until lentils are soft, yet firm.

11- During the cooking process skim the top of the soup from time to time, to remove any foam that forms .

12- Some of you may want to add more salt, that’s up to you.

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