Lentil and Sausage Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil and Sausage Soup recipe? Learn how to make Lentil and Sausage Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by xylaphona

Makes 10 servings



"Lentil soup flavored with sausage. Serve with Romano cheese sprinkled on top of each serving bowl."

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil and Sausage Soup

1/2 pound sweet Italian sausage
1 large onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
16 ounce dry lentils, rinsed
1 cup shredded carrot
8 cups water
29 ounce chicken broth
28 ounce diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 pound ditalini pasta (optional)

Recipe Directions for Lentil and Sausage Soup

  1. Place sausage in a large pot. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Add onion, celery and chopped garlic, and saute until tender and translucent. Stir in lentils, carrot, water, chicken broth and tomatoes. Season with garlic powder, parsley, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat. Cover, and simmer for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until lentils are tender.

  2. Stir in pasta, and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until pasta is tender.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 473.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
318
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
1111mg
46%
Potassium
817mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
51.7g
17%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
21.1g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 6% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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