This is a lentil soup that defies expectations of what lentil soup can be. It is light, spicy and a bold red color (no murky brown here): a revelatory dish that takes less than an hour to make. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)
Could be done without the chicken! Red Lentil and Chicken Soup - a hearty and delicious soup loaded with lentils and chicken, cumin and smoked paprika, a perfect comfort soup for a cold fall or winter night.
Lentil soup is comforting, simple, and easy to throw together with the bare minimum of ingredients. It’s my go-to when I want something hearty but healthy, when I feel like my body needs a reset from a spate of indulgent eating, or when I'm tasked with fe