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Lentil Soup with Italian Sausage Recipe

Looking for an easy lentil soup with italian sausage recipe? Learn how to make lentil soup with italian sausage using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by galvinj4

Makes 1 serving



Nuggets of sausage give a little meatball action to this hearty, no-fuss soup chock-full of healthy escarole and lentils. Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Lentil-Soup-with-Italian-Sausage-and-Escarole-350257#ixzz1bd1czywo

Recipe Ingredients for lentil soup with italian sausage

1 2/3 cups lentils (11 ounces), rinsed well
5 cups water
3 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tsp,+crumbled 1/2 California bay leaf
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped, divided
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound sweet Italian sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 medium carrots, finely chopped
2 stalk,+large+11"-12"+long celery ribs
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 pound escarole, chopped (4 cups packed)
1 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar, Organic

Recipe Directions for lentil soup with italian sausage

  1. Simmer lentils, water, broth, bay leaf, and half of garlic in a 4-quart pot, uncovered, 12 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a wide heavy 5- to 6-quart pot over medium-high heat until it shimmers. Brown sausage, about 7 minutes. Transfer sausage with a slotted spoon to a bowl.

  3. Reduce heat to medium and cook onion, carrots, celery, remaining garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add sausage and lentils with cooking liquid and simmer, uncovered, until lentils are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Stir in escarole and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in vinegar to taste and season with salt and pepper. Discard bay leaf.

  5. Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Lentil-Soup-with-Italian-Sausage-and-Escarole-350257#ixzz1bd1fLkrj

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3472.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
3241
Calories from Fat
1487
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
165.2g
254%
Saturated Fat
47.3g
236%
Trans Fat
1.1g
Cholesterol
381mg
127%
Sodium
6403mg
267%
Potassium
7098mg
203%
Total Carbohydrates
239.6g
80%
Dietary Fiber
113.8g
455%
Sugars
26.3g
Protein
195.9g
Vitamin A 535% Vitamin C 104%
Calcium 58% Iron 203%
* 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 sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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