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Lentil and Tomato Macaroni Soup

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: American


This lentil and tomato macaroni soup is a very easy and cheap meal you can put together using basic pantry ingredients. 


  • 2 tsp olive oil or 2 tbsp vegetable broth
  • 1/2 large onion (diced)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 6 large cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tsp dry thyme
  • 1 tsp dry basil
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 15 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 1 cup dry macaroni


  1. Place a large pot on your stove and heat up to medium heat.
  2. Pour in oil or vegetable broth in the pan and then add your onions and green bell pepper with a pinch of salt and sauté until onion is softened.
  3. To the pot add garlic and sauté for one minute or until fragrant.
  4. Once fragrant, add in chili powder, oregano, thyme, and basil and stir well and allow to sauté with vegetables for about a minute to heat through then add in nutritional yeast.
  5. To the pan add in tomatoes and sauté for 2-3 minutes then add in vegetable broth and lentils.
  6. Stir to combine and then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover with a lid and allow to cook for about 15 minutes.
  7. Add in macaroni and allow to simmer with the soup for 4-5 minutes or until macaroni is fully cooked.
  8. Remove from heat and adjust salt and pepper to your liking before serving.