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red lentil soup gruyere amp
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5 from 1 vote

Red Lentil and Mint Soup with Shaved Gruyère AOP

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: red lentil, gruyere cheese, mint
Servings: 4
Author: Edible Communities


  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup red lentils, soaked in 4 cups water for 2 hours
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 3 1/2 ounces Gruyère AOP
  • 4 teaspoons mint, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper


  • In a large saucepan, sauté the onions and tomatoes for 5 minutes.
  • Add the drained, pre-soaked lentils. Pour in the vegetable stock and simmer everything together for 15 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Blend the soup until smooth and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • To serve, with a vegetable peeler, shave the Gruyère AOP on top and garnish with the finely chopped mint.