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High Protein Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup [High Protein]

This delicious lentil soup is high in protein and full of nutrients.
Course Soup
Servings 4 servings
Calories 600 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 cup red onions chopped
  • 1 cup red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubanelle pepper chopped
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 8 ounces lentils uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 cubes vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1.5 cup white quinoa
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 medium avocado sliced


  • Pour the olive oil in pan in medium heat.
  • Add the garlic until browned.
  • Then add onion, peppers, carrots and sautee until soft.
  • Add 4 cups of water and let it boil.
  • Add the lentils, tomato sauce, celery, cilantro,vegetable bouillon, reduce the heat to medium-low, let it cook for 15 minutes,stir occasionally.
  • After the lentils are almost tender, add the quinoa and salt and pepper to taste,
  • Cover and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • When the lentil and quinoa are already soft enough and the soup is at your desired texture, turn heat off and serve topped with sliced avocado.


If you want to add more protein, add cook shrimps or chorizo to the soup.


Serving: 0.25recipeCalories: 600kcalCarbohydrates: 91gProtein: 26gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 194mgPotassium: 1530mgFiber: 28gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 7102IUVitamin C: 78mgCalcium: 114mgIron: 8mg
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