Recipe By Lunchbach
Published Apr 4th
Prep 10m Cook 45m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 4 servings Calories 277.5

A vegan mix of lentil and quinoa with carrot, mushroom, and celery in a spicy soup.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine water, celery, lentils, quinoa, carrots, mushrooms, chili powder, cumin, and ginger in a saucepan. Cover saucepan and cook soup over medium-low heat until vegetables and lentils are tender, 45 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 277.5
  • Carbohydrate 47.9 g
  • Fat 2.7 g
  • Fiber 18.1 g
  • Protein 16.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4 g
  • Sodium 69.5 mg
  • Sugar 2.6 g


  1. I use cayenne pepper and turmeric instead of chili powder and cumin. Definitely had a lot more spice
  2. It definitely is healthy but no flavor as stated. My husband said thanks for trying but no thank you again. Denice
  3. Absolutely awesome with a few tweaks. I was trying to clean out my fridge so in addition to the celery, lentils, quinoa, carrots, I added half an onion chopped, 1/2c. frozen corn and a finely diced jalapeno (I didn't have mushrooms). I used the cumin and ginger with some fresh ground pepper. I skipped the - Read more ...
  4. Instead of water I used vegetable broth to add more flavor. Instead of chili powder I used cayenne red pepper. I'm not sure how the chili powder would have turned out but the red pepper made this HOT! I also added some beef tips to make it a little heartier. Overall it was good but - Read more ...
  5. It is for sure healthy. It definitely needs some flavor so I added salt and a small amount of butter (I'm not vegan). Not my favorite lentil soup but it is alright
  6. I think this a very yummy, simple dish to make. The flavors are really nice, but most people will probably want to add salt or use vegetable broth instead of water. I personally didn't add any salt but I added red onion, garlic and mrs dash seasoning to kick up the flavor just a bit.

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