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French Lentil Rice Soup


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  • 6 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup lentils, picked over and rinsed
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, finely diced
  • 3 T uncooked white rice
  • 2 T minced garlic
  • 1 t herbes de Provence or dried thyme
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/8 t ground white or black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or sour cream, divided (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, divided (optional)


Servings 4


Step 1

Stir together broth, lentils, carrots, onion, celery, rice, garlic, herbes de Provence, salt and pepper in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours.

Remove 1 1/2 cups soup and puree in a food processor or blender until almost smooth. Stir pureed soup back in the slow cooker.

Divide soup evenly among 4 serving bowls, garnishing each with 1 T cream or sour cream, and 1 T chopped parsley.

Use caution when processing hot liquids in blender. Vent blender lid and cover with a clean kitchen towel as directed by manufacturer.

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