4 Ingredient High Protein Lentil Soup

Not only is this lunch/dinner meal extremely easy and quick to make, it is highly nutritious and tasty! A singular cup of red lentils is over 17 grams of protein, which is greatly beneficial to any individual who struggles with protein intake.

(Makes 2 servings)


  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ of a medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • On medium heat, heat the olive oil and saute the chopped onion.
  • Add the garlic once the onion reaches a translucent color.
  • Add the vegetable broth and red lentils.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Once the soup reaches a boil, reduce the heat and put on the lid.
  • Simmer for 20-25 minutes and serve!

Calories: 376, Total Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 1439mg, Total Carbohydrates: 64.5g, Dietary Fiber: 18.4g, Total Sugars: 3.2g, Protein: 27.3g, Vitamin D: 0 mcg, Calcium: 59mg, Iron: 6mg, Potassium: 390mg