Smoky Lentil Chickpea Soup
"Smokey lentil and chickpea soup! My fav soup of all time💛 It’s full of flavour, packed with protein, hearty and so so comforting!🌟 One to definitely try xx"
-- @the_smallseed_
Recipe Intro From the_smallseed_
Lentils soups are the most nutritious and filling meals you can eat. This one looks so inviting


Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 4-5


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup dry red lentils
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, optional
  • 4 1/ 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 (13.5 ounce) can tomatoes
  • 1/ 4 cup tomato purée
  • 1/ 3 cup chickpeas
  • Coriander, optional


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes until fragrant, then stir in lentils and spices. Add the vegetable stock, tomatoes and tomato purée and let simmer on low heat with lid half on, until lentils are cooked, about 15-20 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add chickpeas and remove from heat. Serve with a few sprigs of fresh coriander on top.