Lentil Soup


Serves 8


To make the soup mix:

Layer the following dry ingredients into a container:

  • ½ cup pearl barley
  • ½ cup brown lentils
  • ½ cup split peas
  • ½ small black beans

Place seasonings in a smaller bag to include in the soup mix:

  • 2 teaspoons beef, chicken or tomato Bouillon
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon Crushed Red Pepper (optional)

Preparing the soup:

  • 1 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 cup of diced celery,
  • 2 cups of sliced carrots
  • 10 cups of water
  • 1 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 pound chorizo, sliced ¼ inch thick


  1. In a large pan combine onion, celery, carrots, water, and dry lentil soup mix (including seasoning packet). Bring soup mixture to a boil, cover pan and reduce heat to low. Simmer soup for 30-45 minutes or until tender. Add diced tomatoes and chorizo. Heat thoroughly.