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."


25 m servings 325 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • 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

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  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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  1. 69 Ratings


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 w...

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 lentil...

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 s...

Bland as written, but delicious if you sub chicken stock for the water the recipe calls for. We also threw in a can of diced tomatoes, lots of garlic, strips of bell pepper, and chili powder. ...

We loved the idea of sausage and lentils coming together in one dish, I just thought it lacked a little. I boiled the lentils in chicken broth instead of the water. I also added about 3 cups o...

This recipe was really easy and good. I love lentils and the cumin gives them a great spiciness.

Wonderful recipe! With the help of previous reviews, this recipe came out wonderfully. Rather than water, I used 3-1/2 cups of chicken brother. I used 3 green bulb onions and sauteed them bef...

This didn't have very much flavor and was very plain. We went out for pizza after trying this one.

Great comfort food! I added a bag of stew veggies and they tasted just like grandma used to make.