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Coffee Lentil Soup Recipe

Servings: 6
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes

This vegetarian lentil soup recipe is made with Van Houtte Original House Blend Ground Coffee®. Try this coffee recipe for a warm treat on chilly winter days. Both hearty and healthy, it’s the perfect way to stick to your New Year’s resolutions without compromising on flavour. It’s so easy and takes only 20 minutes of prep!

  • 1 In a large pot, sauté the vegetables on medium heat in olive oil for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • 2 Add the garlic, spices, turmeric and ginger, and continue cooking over medium-low heat for a few minutes.
  • 3 Add the lentils, rice, broth and coffee, and bring to a boil.
  • 4 Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5 Simmer for 20 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  • 6 Add the chickpeas and heat....
  • 7 Serve with a squeeze of lime juice and fresh cilantro.

  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 8 oz. container of mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup of red lentils, rinsed in cold water
  • 1/2 cup basmati rice, rinsed in cold water
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. of freshly grated turmeric* OR 2 tsp. of powdered turmeric
  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tsp. of Van Houtte® Original House Blend Ground Coffee
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 8 cups vegetable broth (or chicken)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 19 oz. can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

* Caution: Turmeric stains surfaces.


Lime juice and fresh cilantro