Hearty chicken and lentil soup


Prep time30 minutes
Meal categoryLunch Dinner Soup
Recipe sourceDecor




2Tablespoon (Metric)extra virgin olive oil
1⁄2 red chilli (deseeded, finely sliced)
1CloveGarlic (crushed)
1 brown onion (diced)
400Gramchicken breast fillets (diced)
2 celery sticks (diced)
3 Carrot (diced)
1 sweet potato (diced)
1Litrechicken stock (salt reduced)
400Gramcan crushed tomatoes
400Gramcan brown lentils (drained and rinsed)
1 Zucchini (diced)
1Bunchparsley leaves (roughly chopped)
4Slicesourdough bread (to serve)


  1. Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a large heavy based pan
  2. Add chilli, garlic and onion and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add the chicken and cook for a further 3-4 minutes stirring often, until the chicken is lightly browned.
  4. Add celery, carrot, sweet potato, stock and crushed tomatoes. Stir well. Bring to the boil for 3 minutes.
  5. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes, until the carrot and sweet potato are tender.
  6. Add the lentils and zucchini and cook for a further 5 minutes
  7. Top with fresh parsley and divide among 4 bowls, serve hot with crusty sourdough bread



  • Store in the Decor Microsafe® Soup Mug for a convenient on-the-go lunch. To enjoy later simply pop open the lid steam release vent and microwave reheat.


Each serve of this recipe provides:

  • 4 serves of vegetables
  • 1.5 serve of lean meat/alternative
  • 1.5 serves of grain foods


Recipe created by Nutrition Australia Vic Division for Decor Australia

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