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Turkey Lentil Soup

Lentils lend a high-fiber content to this delicious soup. Double the portion to make it a meal.


  • 2 T extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 10 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 T soy sauce
  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • 2 quarts low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 lb. cooked turkey, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • Salt to taste


In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms and garlic and cook until soft, about five minutes, stirring occasionally. Add lentils, soy sauce and broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes until lentils are tender, but not mushy. Stir in turkey and pepper. Season to taste.


8 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories: 194
Fat: 4g
Carbohydrate: 18g
Saturated fat: 0.5g
Protein: 21g
Sodium: 325mg
Cholesterol: 23mg
Fiber: 8g

Recipe Source: myOptumHealth

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