Lentil Sausage Soup Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Fresh sausage links1 Pound
 Water3 Tablespoon
 Onion2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Carrots4 , sliced
 Celery3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finley sliced
 Parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), freshly chopped
 Lentils2 Cup (32 tbs), washed and drained
 Canned tomatoes1 Pound, chopped up (1 Can)
 Water2 1⁄2 Quart
 Salt1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Dried marjoram leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1571 Calories from Fat 572

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g97.8%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.5%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 163.3 mg

Sodium 6251.4 mg260.5%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g54.1%

Dietary Fiber 70.5 g282.2%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 91 g182.5%

Vitamin A 463% Vitamin C 104.6%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 124%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Into a dutch oven or kettle cook the sausage for 5minutes
2) With the lid off, cook the sausages till browned well
3) Onto absorbent paper towel, drain the sausages
4) Cut them into bite sized pieces
5) Reserve 1/4 cup of the pan drippings and saute the onion and garlic till tender
6) Tip in the carrots, celery, parsley, lentils, tomatoes, water, salt, marjoram and pepper
7) Bring to a gentle boil
8) Add the sausage pieces and cook through
9) Allow the soup to cool at room temperature
10) Pour into containers and then place in the freezer for the fat to congeal
11) Remove the fat
12) Label appropriately
13) Thaw before serving
14) Add about 2 cup of water to each 1/4 quart and then reheat

15) Serve the soup portioned into 2 bowls and serve warm