Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

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Warm up with a bowl of our Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup. This nutritious and flavorful dish combines the sweetness of pumpkin with the earthy taste of lentils, seasoned with fresh thyme and garlic. Perfect for a quick and healthy meal, it’s sure to become a favorite in your household.

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Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

Calories: 134 kcal/serving
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Protein/Fat/Carbs: 5.0 g/5.0 g/16.0 g

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • Pumpkin – 1.1 lbs (500 g)
  • Red lentils – 7 oz (200 g)
  • Salt
  • Fresh thyme – 4 sprigs
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons (30 ml)
  • Onion – 1
  • Water – 4.2 cups (1 liter)


Cook the Lentils:

Pour the lentils into a pot with boiling water. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.

Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

Prepare the Vegetables:

Peel and thinly slice the pumpkin. Peel and chop the onion and garlic. Wash and dry the thyme, then strip the leaves from the stems and discard the stems.

Heat the oil in a skillet and sauté the onion and garlic for about 4 minutes. Add the pumpkin and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Add the thyme, stir, and immediately remove from heat.

Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

Combine and Cook:

Add the sautéed vegetables to the pot with the lentils and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for another 10 minutes.

Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious Pumpkin Lentil Soup!

Hearty Pumpkin Lentil Soup

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