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Sausage and Lentils

Sausage and Lentils

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A simple dish with a distinct flavor that will leave you craving more. Lentils are cooked with Polish sausage and cumin to make a fast and satisfying meal that is ready in under 30 minutes with minimal effort. Use any type of sausage - I have used bratwurst, chorizo and leftover hot links as well.

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  • Calories:
  • 325 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 18.1 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 522 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine water, lentils and onion in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 15 minutes. Add sliced sausage, and season with cumin, salt and pepper. Simmer until lentils are tender, about 5 to 10 more minutes.
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Reviews

emryssa
42
9/17/2010

This turned out much better than I expected with a couple of tweaks. As written it seems it would be filling but a tad bland. I used a venison sausage, added some chili powder and garlic along with the cumin, and some tomato sauce as well. Definitely making this again with those adjustments!

PANDABEAR01
22
1/3/2004

Very good! Something unique & different for a change! Very fast and easy to make! We used the Polish sausage, but I added a little more than what was called for, to even out more with the lentils!

LYNLOR
20
1/9/2008

For lentils this was actually pretty good! I never know what to do with the lentils I have in my pantry, and this was quite tasty, and QUICK! I used turkey polska keilbasa and served it with sauted paper-thin sliced carrots and onions. It took a lot of salt and pepper to make it palatable at first, but the end result was great, especially when I mixed in the extra vegetables. Looking forward to lunch tomorrow!