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Kale & Lentil Soup

This is a delicious, light and simple recipe filled with iron from the lentils.

30 min cook | 4 servings | 15 min prep

Diet Categories:
  • Vegan
Ingredient Restrictions:
  • Gluten Free


  • extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp
  • medium-large onion chopped 1 na
  • sea salt 1 tsp
  • 28 ounce can no salt stewed tomatoes 1 na
  • low sodium veggie broth 2 cup
  • kale chopped bite size with stems 3 cup
  • turmeric 1 tbsp
  • celery chopped 1 cup
  • cloves garlic crushed 2 na
  • cooked lentils 2 cup


  1. Saute onions and celery with olive oil until soft
  2. Add in garlic
  3. be careful not to burn
  4. Once the onions are translucent and soft
  5. add in canned tomatoes and sea salt
  6. let simmer for 5-7 minutes
  7. Add in veggie broth
  8. lentils
  9. turmeric and kale
  10. put the lid on and let simmer for 8-10 minutes
  11. Serve on top of quinoa
  12. brown rice
  13. with whole grain bread or just enjoy a bowl on it's own like I did!


  • Al Cut

    hello I’m from Peru how was it discovered quinoa?

  • Maria

    i love that this recipe uses so many of my favorite ingredients : lentils, kale, turmeric, garlic, onions..ohmygosh! i can tell it’s a winner! thanks for sharing x

  • Rachel

    I’ve made this a couple of times now and just love it. Easy, flavorful, and beautiful. (The pic above looks like a different soup.) Thanks for posting!

  • Rachel Nadler

    when do we add in the celery?