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kale lentil soup

kale lentil soup

I’ve been on a kale kick, which isn’t unusual since the more you eat dark leafy greens the more you want them! It’s true and there ain’t nothin’ wrong with it. Truthfully, a bunch of kale seems like it lasts forever so if you’re looking to use it up try this easy hearty kale lentil soup.

kale lentil soup
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kale lentil soup

It seems like kale lasts forever so if you're looking to use up a bunch here's a yummy kale lentil soup.

Course Soup
Cuisine French
Keyword kale, lentils, soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Lauren Toyota


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 C diced carrot
  • 1 C diced celery
  • 6 1/2 C low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 red potatoes, diced into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 C dried green lentils
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp dried sage
  • 3 C kale, chopped
  • sea salt & ground pepper, to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. 

  2. Sauteé onion and garlic for 5 minutes. 

  3. Add carrots and celery and sauteé for an additional 10 minutes.

  4. Add all ingredients except for the kale, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 45 minutes stirring occasionally. 

  5. Add chopped kale, salt, and ground pepper and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Serve immediately!

1 comment

  • Annie 2 years ago

    I like kale and I ain’t ashamed of it! This was super tasty and kept me warm on a cold day. I added two chopped tomatoes for a bit of extra flavor too!

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