This Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Tomato Soup is super tasty and nutritious. Serve it as is or with crusty bread for a totally satisfying meal. | RotiNRice.com
Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Tomato Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

This Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Tomato Soup is super tasty and nutritious. Serve it as is or with crusty bread for a totally satisfying meal.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 257 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup puy lentils (French green lentils) (200g)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 cups ham stock
  • 20 cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 12 oz ham (diced) (340g)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch kale (stems removed and cut into thin strips)
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large heavy bottom pot. Fry onions and garlic until soft, about 2 minutes. Add puy lentils and bay leaves. Give it a stir, and then pour in ham stock. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 40 minutes.
  2. Place tomatoes and ham in two separate trays. Drizzle remaining tablespoon of olive oil over tomatoes. Roast in a 400°F (200°C) oven for 40 minutes.
  3. Season soup with salt and pepper. Add kale and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Remove roasted tomatoes and ham from oven. Add both to the soup. Give it a good stir and turn off the stove.
  5. Serve with crusty bread if desired.