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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Soup - warm up your belly with this healthy, hearty flavorful soup

Slow Cooker Lentil Chili Soup

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 166 kcal


  • 2 teaspoons whole cumin
  • 2 teaspoons whole coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 onions chopped (~ 1 1/2 cups)
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 carrots chopped (~ 1 cup)
  • 1 celery stalk chopped (~ 1 cup)
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped (~ 1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 15 ounces organic tomato sauce
  • 15 ounces organic diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups dried lentils picked through for stones, rinsed and drained
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • salt to taste


  1. In a small skillet, toast whole cumin and coriander seeds until fragrant; grind in a coffee grinder. Heat oil in large pot. Add onion, garlic, carrots, celery and bell pepper. Saute until onions are softened, about 3-4 minutes. Add ground cumin and coriander seeds, chili powder, oregano, mustard and cayenne pepper. Saute another minute. Add tomato sauce and chopped tomatoes; season to taste with salt. Transfer mixture to slow cooker and add lentils and broth. Cook on high for 8 hours.

Recipe Notes

1 Freestyle point per serving

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Lentil Chili Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 741mg32%
Potassium 617mg18%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 2625IU53%
Vitamin C 17.7mg21%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.