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hearty brown rice lentil soup

Hearty Brown Rice Lentil Soup

This hearty brown rice lentil soup is super simple and so filling! With only a few minutes of preparation, this soup tastes like it's been simmering all day long! Vegan, low fat, gluten free and such a simple weeknight dinner idea!
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lentil Soup
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6


  • 1 small white onion - chopped
  • 2 stalks celery - chopped
  • 2 small carrots - chopped
  • 1 cup brown rice - I used jasmine brown rice
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1/3- 1/2 cup frozen peas


  • Roughly chop veggies and put them in the food processor. Pulse the veggie until they are finely chopped but not pulverized.
  • Place a large soup pot over medium heat. Spray with coconut oil or add about 1/2 tsp coconut oil to the bottom of the pot. Add veggies to the the pot and cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the lentils, brown rice, water and veggie broth and stir.
  • Add bay leaves, dried thyme and salt.
  • Cover the pot and allow to come up to a boil, about 5 minutes.
  • Lower the heat to low, and let simmer, covered for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the lid, add the frozen spinach and frozen peas. Let cook 5 minutes.
  • Serve immediately


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving. See serving size in recipe.
Calories 266
Fat 1g
Carbohydrates 51g
Fiber 13g
Sugar 4g
Protein 12g
Where does nutrition info come from? Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database.
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