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moroccan lentil soup recipe
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Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup in Instant Pot is about rich flavor, intense taste, and mild texture. In addition to its incredible taste and texture, lentil soup is rich in fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, and vegetable protein. It is a full meal and can be served both for lunch and dinner.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Morrocan
Keyword: 30 minute lentil soup, instant pot lentil soup, instant pot soup, lentil recipe, lentil soup, lentil soup recipe, morrocan lentil soup, vegan lentil soup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 432kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy


  • instant pot


  • 2 cups lentils red
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 7-8 cups water or vegetable broth

Spices & Seasoning

  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes optional
  • 2 tsp salt or to taste
  • fresh coriander


  • Heat up the olive oil in the instant pot on saute mode
  • Peel and finely chop the onion. Cook until onions become translucent
  • Add the spices and allow to simmer for several seconds
  • Add the lentils, the crushed canned tomatoes, and the broth/water. Mix well
  • Let simmer uncovered for a few minutes. Seal the instant pot with a lid and cook on pressure for 15 minutes
  • Once the time expires, release the steam
  • Unseal the lid and serve with some freshly chopped coriander


Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 1332mg | Potassium: 1251mg | Fiber: 30g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 9mg