Chicken Lentil Soup is an easy weeknight recipe, made with chicken thighs and bursting with vegetables and lentils, that will warm you up! Not a fan of lentils? Just substitute mini pasta, egg noodles or rice! Add a salad and you're all set!
Heat oil in saucepot over medium-high heat then brown chicken on both sides and reserve.
Add carrots, onion and celery and cook until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes.
Return chicken pieces and add broth to saucepot and bring to a boil.
Stir in lentils and cook until lentils are tender and chicken is cooked through, 12-15 minutes.
Stir in shredded chicken and fresh dill.
Makes 6 cups.