This creamy chilled soup, made with our protein-rich Petite Golden Lentils, is light enough for a hot day but still filling. Serve with a green salad for a simple, satisfying lunch that won't weigh you down.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 30 min

Total time: 35 min

Chilled Petite Golden Lentil Soup with Tarragon and Chervil
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 6 servings


  1. Carefully sort lentils and rinse thoroughly. Bring 6 cups water to a boil in saucepan. Slowly stir in lentils. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until lentils are still firm but cooked through. Do not overcook. Drain lentils and rinse with cold water. Season with salt. Refrigerate until cool.

  2. Add lentils to remaining 2 cups water, 2 cups sour cream, lemon juice and tarragon. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into chilled soup bowls.

  3. Garnish with remaining sour cream and chervil sprigs and serve.