Published On: Tue, Nov 14th, 2017

Green lentil soup with mushrooms

You can’t beat a hearty soup when winter rolls into town. And this one’s a good ‘un because the lentils make it a hearty, filling lunch that’ll keep you satisfied until dinner time. 

Green lentil soup with mushrooms

Green lentil soup with mushrooms

Recipe by Zhoro Apostolov (

Serves: 6-8 


  • 400g green lentils
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 150g baby plum tomatoes
  • 200g mushrooms
  • Bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the carrots, mushrooms and the tomatoes and add them to a soup pot – off the heat.
  2. Chop the onions and garlic and let them join the party as well.
  3. Now add the lentils, the bay leaf and the seasoning.
  4. Cover everything with cold water and bring the water to boil.
  5. As soon as it starts boiling, reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 1 hour.

About the author

Cooking has always been Zhoro’s passion, and he has been working in the industry for almost 10 years. The last 5 years of his life, he’s spent in London. Now he is head chef in Golborne Deli, Notting Hill.



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