An easy chicken lentil recipe that's packed with Mediterranean flavors. Made with simple and fresh ingredients, this homemade chicken and lentil soup is the perfect dinner.
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
Saute chopped onion and minced garlic until golden.
Add in diced carrots and celery. Cook for two minutes.
Add in chicken pieces and all the spices. Stir well and cook until the chicken is lightly brown.
Add in the lentils and salt. Stir and cook for a minute.
Add chicken stock and water. Stir well and bring the lentil soup to simmer.
Cover and slowly simmer for 45 minutes until the chicken and lentils are fully cooked.
Adjust the salt, and add lemon juice and fresh dill to the soup.