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Lentil Soup with Spanish Chorizo - by enrilemoine
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Lentil Soup with Spanish Chorizo

A hearty, succulent lentil soup with Spanish chorizo and potatoes, this recipe makes a fulfilling meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: lentil soup with chorizo, lentil soup with chorizo recipe, lentil soup with Spanish chorizo, Spanish lentil soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 301kcal


  • 2 Tbs. of olive oil
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 pound lentils, rinsed
  • 10 cups water
  • 1 cup Spanish chorizo, finely sliced
  • 2 cups potatoes, diced
  • coarse sea salt
  • black pepper, freshly grounded


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil and make a sofrito by sautéing the onions, garlic and red bell pepper, for 5 minutes.
  • Add the lentils and stir. Add the water and bring to boil over high heat.
  • Boil for 5 minutes and discard the foam.
  • Add the chorizo and the potatoes and bring to boil.
  • Once it boils, reduce the heat to medium, cover and cook for 12 minutes.
  • Let rest for 20 minutes before serving.



Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 656IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 5mg