Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup

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A comforting puréed soup that's vegetarian & easy to make!


5 minutes

Prep time

25 minutes

Cook time


Stovetop, Pot (small), Peeler, Immersion blender


Sweet potato

Step 1

Wash, peel & cube the sweet potato.

Carrots (fresh)

Step 2

Wash & peel the carrot. Then cut into 1-inch pieces.

Onion (yellow)

Step 3

Peel & chop the onion.

Onion (yellow)

Step 4

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions & cook for 3 min, stirring frequently.

Carrots (fresh)
Sweet potato

Step 5

Once the onions are golden, add the sweet potatoes & carrots. Cook for 5 min, or until lightly browned.

Lentils (dry)

Step 6

Season with salt & pepper. Add the dried lentils.

Thyme (dried)
Bay leaf

Step 7

Add the bay leaf & a pinch of dried thyme. Pour in 1 cup of water (per person). Reduce the heat to low & simmer for 20-25 min.

Bay leaf

Step 8

Once the vegetables are fork-tender & lentils are cooked through, remove the bay leaf.

Heavy cream

Step 9

Using an immersion blender or food processor, purée the soup. Add some water if too thick. Add cream for richness (optional).

Step 10


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Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup
Very easy