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Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by tigressa

Makes 8 servings



Good hearty-spicy soup that's great with biscuits or whole wheat toast.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

1 lb. Italian Sausage
2 celery stalks
2 carrots
1 large onion
2 1/2 cups lentils
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 small red potatoes
8 cups of chicken broth
1 diced tomato
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. of oregano
1/2 tsp. of salt
1 tsp. of fennel seeds
1/2 tsp. of black pepper
1 tsp. of crushed red pepper
2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil

Recipe Directions for Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

  1. Slit the sausage length-wise and remove casing.

  2. In a large pot, cook the sausage thoroughly. Be sure to chop/break-up the meat while cooking.

  3. Drain meat well and set aside

  4. Heat olive oil in pot and combine chopped carrots, onion, cubed potatoes, celery, crushed garlic, and roughly chopped basil.

  5. Saute on medium/high heat until wilted or for about 5 mins.

  6. Add sausage, lentils, tomatoes, seasoning, stock and 1 bay leaf; stir well.

  7. Bring to boil for 3-5 mins.

  8. Turn to low and simmer uncovered for about 45 mins. You may need to add more water if soup thickens too much.

  9. Serve with hot biscuits and salad.

  10. Keeps for 2-3 days in fridge.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 450.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
512
Calories from Fat
194
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.6g
33%
Saturated Fat
6.1g
30%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
1357mg
57%
Potassium
1230mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
46.1g
15%
Dietary Fiber
20.1g
80%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
34.0g
Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 7% Iron 41%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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