Everyone LOVES this soup, but are always confused that I call it “Red Lentil Soup”. It is made with red lentils (in their dry form they’re actually orange in color), but when they are cooked they turn a warm yellow color. So red lentil soup is yellow. Oh well.
In any case, this is a super easy soup because it requires no slicing or dicing, only spicing. I developed this recipe when we moved to our new home in Calera, AL and I hadn’t made it to the grocery store for any fresh ingredients in a while. I looked in our pantry and combined all these ingredients in a pot (not being shy with the spices and herbs) and the result was what is now my husband’s favorite soup.