Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)


Pasta e Lenticchie or Pasta & Lentils Soup


Happy Wednesday, my sweet friends!


I am not even going to try to make excuses or apologies about my absence. Somehow I keep trying , but my days seem to be so short lately ….


…. on the other hand I am very busy with my new venture Bibi’s Culinary Delights ….. orders are coming in ….. gaining new customers daily …. new customers are turning into repeat customers …. life in the food lane is FABULOUS.


Lately with my hectic schedule & cooler days my family lives on quick meals such as SOUPS …. lucky for me ….. my boys love SOUPS.


Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)

Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)


Last week I was lurking around PINTEREST looking for new SOUP ideas when I came across Sicilian Lentil Soup.


I loved the idea of hearty soup with LENTILS …. TOMATOES …. SPINACH …..


….. you know me …. I just had to take the Sicilian Lentil Soup to the next level & turn it into  PASTA E LENTICCHIE  or LENTILS & PASTA SOUP.


Good thing I decided to make a huge pot because Hormone Boy had thirds three times a day …. true story.


Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)


Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)


  • 2 Tbsp EVOO
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 2-3 Carrots (chopped)
  • 3-4 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 16oz can of Chunked Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup Lentils (rinsed & soaked overnight)
  • 4 cups Spinach (washed & coarsely chopped)
  • 2L (8 cups) Vegetable Stock (can use water)
  • 1 cup Dry Macaroni Pasta
  • Salt
  • Pepper

STEP 1: In a large pot heat olive oil on medium heat. Add onion and carrots.  Cook until onions are translucent. Add garlic and cook about 2 more minutes, stirring frequently.

STEP 2: Drain lentils. Add lentils, tomatoes, vegetable broth and spinach to the pot. Cover and simmer on low for 45 minutes.

STEP 3: Turn the heat to medium. Uncover. Add pasta and cook until pasta is cooked (not mushy) about 10 minutes.

STEP 4: Serve sprinkled with Romano cheese (optional).


There you have it ….. delicious …. quick …. easy …… PASTA E LENTICCHIE  or LENTILS & PASTA SOUP.


Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)


Tip: You can make PASTA E LENTICCHIE  or LENTILS & PASTA SOUP without pasta & freeze it. Just add cooked pasta when re-heating the soup.


I am always on lookout for delicious soups …. what is your favorite soup of the season?


Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)

Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)



Don’t forget….Keep Smiling….Keep Cooking!






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33 Responses to “Pasta e Lenticchie (Pasta & Lentils Soup)”

  1. Rachel says:

    This looks delicious! I can’t cook right now due to morning sickness, but I’ll have to share this with my hubby. :-)
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  2. miss messy says:

    I love soups with pasta in and this looks delicious and perfect for these cold days!
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  3. Winter says:

    My family would love this. I’m looking for different hearty soups that they will enjoy this winter. It gets so cold here we all look forward to the warmth of soup.
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  4. JEnn says:

    I love lentils! They are so good for you and so tasty! I never thought of adding them to a soup! That sounds perfect for a cold day!
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  5. Pam says:

    I love lentil soup and this one sounds delicious. I need to put that on my list to make next week. Thanks!
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  6. I have never tried lentils before but the soup sounds wonderful. I also love making soup it is a great meal for the chilly days.
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  7. Mary says:

    This sounds delicious and I have everything on hand! Score!
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  8. Sounds amazing! I love having soup in the fall and I really want to make my own this year. I will have to try this out, thanks1
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  9. Sounds delicious, Bibi! So excited for you, and your life in the food lane :)
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  10. paula says:

    I love lentils and it’s finally starting to get a little cooler here in FL, I will give this recipe a try for sure.

  11. It just cooled off here in the south. Soup sounds so good right now and I haven’t even had breakfast yet!
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  12. Liisi Carr says:

    I have never had a good bowl of lentil soup. This does look good enough to eat.
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  13. This looks delicious. I think I will cook one for my family.
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  14. katherine says:

    This looks so delicious! YUM!
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  15. Malia says:

    That looks yummy, and perfect for this cool Fall weather!
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  16. Jeanette says:

    I really like soups with pasta:)

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