Hearty Lentil and Sausage Soup

Hearty Lentil and Sausage Soup

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"Lentil soup flavored with sausage and herbs. A good hearty soup for a cold winter day."


4 h 30 m servings 258 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 697 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Break sausage into chunks and put in the pot; cook and stir until completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Transfer cooked sausage to a slow cooker. Add water, chicken broth, tomatoes, lentils, onion, celery, carrot, and garlic. Season mixture with garlic powder, parsley, oregano, pepper, basil, rosemary, and salt.
  3. Cook on Low until lentils are tender, about 4 hours.
  4. Stir cabbage into the soup; continue cooking until the cabbage is softened, 15 to 20 minutes.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 17 Ratings


The ingredients are way too much to fit in a crockpot. I used half the water and was right to top of crockpot. Cooked on high for about 5 hrs then tranferred to stock pot on top of stove to add ...

After three hours in the Crockpot on HIGH, the lentils were still hard. Removed the soup to finish cooking on top of the stove. This recipe is way off! The lentils soaked up too much of the br...

You have to use a large slow cooker for this recipe, not a crockpot. You also have to cook it on high, not low. It's an ALL DAY cook (10 hours or more), not a 4 hour cook. Another suggestion ...

This soup has become a regular with my husband and myself. I always make enough for my single dad son and he loves it also.

After 4.5 hours on low, the lentils were quite crunchy. I put enough for dinner in a large pot on the stove and boiled it for 30-40 minutes, while turning the crock pot to high. We had part of...

I followed this recipe exactly but substituted kielbasa for the sausage. I did simmer the lentils fro about 30 minutes in chicken broth before combining everything in the crock pot. It got rav...

My crockpot was definitely too small also! But what a delicious recipe. Since I always have homemade chicken or vegetable broth I used that instead of water. I never even got to the cabbage a...

This was a great meal. I did incorporate many of the suggestions made by previous reviews, such as reducing the lentils by 1/2, omitting the water and use 2 32oz chicken broth, adding chill powd...

After 7 hours in a large crock pot the lentils were still hard and I wasn't sure what kind of bulk sausage to use so I tried breakfast sausage. I think I should have used Italian sausage. It i...