Crock Pot Lentil Sweet Potato Soup recipe / Running in a Skirt

Crock Pot Lentil Sweet Potato Soup recipe

A healthy & nourishing lentil soup with sweet potato and kale!  Cooks in the crock pot.

Course Soup, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes


  • 2 cups dried lentils rinsed and sorted
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 1-2 sweet potatoes 1+" cubes
  • 8 cups vegetable broth high quality, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 cups chopped kale
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Put the lentils, onion, sweet potato, broth, garlic and spices a large crock pot.  

  2. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 until the lentils are tender.

  3. Turn the crock pot to warm and stir in the kale just before serving.

Recipe Notes

Don't cut your sweet potatoes too small because they will overcook by the time the lentils are done.  Use one large sweet potato or two small ones.