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Vegetarian Crock Pot Lentil Soup / Running in a Skirt

Norishing Vegetarian Crock Pot Lentil Soup

Julie Wunder
Nourishing, high protein Vegetarian Crock Pot Lentil Soup. Great detox soup!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Course Crock Pot
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 321 kcal


  • 4 large carrots, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cups dried lentils
  • 10 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • ¼-1/2 teaspoon pepper, to taste
  • pinch red pepper, optional
  • 6 cups fresh kale, chopped
  • 1 lemon


  • Put the carrots, onion, lentils, broth, garlic, spices, salt and pepper in a large Crock Pot and stir together. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours or until the lentils are tender. Depedning on how much broth the absorb, add a touch more broth.
  • Once cooked reduce heat to warm and stir in the kale until it is wilted. Squeeze the fresh lemon on top.
  • Remove the bay leaves and serve!


The pinch of red pepper does make it hot, just adds some flavor.


Calories: 321kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 23gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 118mgPotassium: 1075mgFiber: 25gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 10156IUVitamin C: 74mgCalcium: 137mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Crock Pot Lentil Soup, Vegetarian Lentil Soup
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