Single-Serve Lentil Soup

Amie Valpone

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Dining alone? This easy-to-make “soup for one” will keep you from giving in to another instant microwaved meal or ordering expensive takeout. It comes together quickly, clean-up is a breeze and you’ll feel good knowing you’re eating fresh, whole food instead of something that came from a can.

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Single-Serve Lentil Soup

Serves 1


1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 small Vidalia onion, finely chopped
1 large carrot, finely chopped
2 large celery stalks, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 box low-sodium vegetable broth
1 cup cooked lentils
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar


1. In a medium-sized saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and celery; cook for 5 minutes, then add remaining ingredients. Cook for another 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl.

2. Serve warm.