Kris' Lentil Sausage Soup

Kris' Lentil Sausage Soup

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"Hearty lentil soup with polska kielbasa and veggies--so easy to prepare and oh, so good!"


2 h 15 m servings 444 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 444 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 19.7 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 608 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Stir in the onion, carrots, and celery; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add kielbasa, chicken broth, tomatoes, garlic, lentils, and bay leaves and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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  1. 72 Ratings


I just wanted to add a note to be more specific about the ingredients. I'm one of those cooks that seldom follows a recipe exactly and I like to leave room for experimentation. However, for th...

Three out of four in my family thought that this recipe was outstanding. The one who wasn't a big fan is only four, so we're still waiting for her taste to mature. Did I make it exactly accord...

This recipe was full of flavor, hearty, and just right for a cold wintry night! Thanks for sharing, Kris. For those who think there's not enough flavor, try using a smokier polska kielbasa -- ...

Made this last week and thought it was great. I used Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage and browned it, sliced, with the vegetables, thereby, omitting the oil. Also used homemade vegetable stock i...

Excellent! I appreciate the tip on leaving the celery leaves on--I did that, and I think it does help add more flavor. I simmered mine for about 3 hours, and it didn't get mushy or anything. I...

This recipe is good but it really needs something to give it some flavor. I got the smoky flavor of the kielbasa with the dry smell of the lentils but not much else. Putting a lot of paprika in ...

Very tasty the first day, even better the next (after the bay leaves have infused the soup). Sauteed carrots, celery, onion and garlic first added 1 t. thyme, then sauteed sausage for 3 minutes...

We loved this soup! I didn't know I even liked lentil beans until now. Thank you for a great recipe.

Really tasty. I added some jalapeno and bell pepper as well as some minced garlic. we enjoyed this with some Texas Toast.