Slow Cooker Lemon Lentil Chicken Soup

Course: Soups
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Lentils
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free
Nutrition: 1/2 cup serving, 300 calories or less, 7g+ fiber, 7g+ protein
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 medium onion yellow
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • red pepper flakes crushed; pinch of
  • 1 Tbsp parsley dried flakes
  • 1 cup lentils, brown
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb chicken thighs or breasts; boneless, skinless
  • 3 eggs yolks only
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh
  • salt and pepper


  1. Slice the onion in very thin slices and add to the slow cooker.
  2. Mince the garlic and add it into the slow cooker.
  3. Add in the red pepper flakes, parsley flakes, lentils, chicken broth and chicken.
  4. Cover the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or on HIGH for 2 1/2-3 hours.
  5. Remove the lid and remove the chicken and place on a cutting board. Shred the chicken and return to the slow cooker.
  6. In a small bowl whisk together the egg yolks and lemon juice. Stir into the slow cooker.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste
  8. Ladle soup into bowls and serve.