Lentils and Sausage Soup

7
Servings
20m
Prep Time
45-50m
Cook Time
1h 5m
Ready In


"This soup is very flavorful and better even the next day. I make it with Hillshire Farm hardwood smoked chicken sausage"

Original recipe yields 7 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (440.4 g)
  • Calories 418
  • Total Fat - 19.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 37.6 mg
  • Sodium - 1571.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 16.7 g
  • Sugars - 4.1 g
  • Protein - 22.7 g
  • Calcium - 101.2 mg
  • Iron - 5.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 14.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

In a medium sized stock pot, saute the sausage until it is browned and fragrant. Remove sausage and set aside, leaving the drippings in the pot.

Step 2

Add in onion into the pot with drippings, saute for 3-5 minutes, until tender. Add the garlic and saute an additional minute.

Step 3

Add 2 cups of chicken broth to deglaze the pot making sure to scrape up any browned bits that remain. Add the remaining broth, lentils, and seasonings. Bring pot to a boil. Add the browned sausage, carrot, celery and spinach, place a lid on the pot, and simmer for 35-45 minutes, or until lentils and vegetables are tender.

Step 4

Add salt and pepper according to your taste.

Step 5

Serve.

Tips & Variations


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