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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 stock
  • 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 black pepper, to taste


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

  2. Sauté onion and garlic for 5 minutes. 

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

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

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