Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

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Kim Cleaves

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@KC2633

I make this every New Years Day. According to Italian tradition, lentils symbolize wealth and good fortune in the coming year..."Fiesta di San Silvestro"

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
12+ hearty servings
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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3 Tbsp
olive oil
3
carrots, diced
3
celery stalks, diced
4
garlic cloves, minced
1
onion, large, diced
1 pkg
kielbasa, diced
1 lb
bacon, cooked and crumbled
8 c
beef stock
1 lb
lentils, dry, rinsed
1 can(s)
crushed tomatoes, 28 ounces
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1 1/2 - 3 tsp
balsamic vinegar (takes it from a good soup to a wonderful soup..don't skip it)
1 tsp
pepper
salt to taste

How to Make Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat olive oil. Add onions, carrots, celery and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients except for the balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • 3Turn heat down and simmer covered until lentils are cooked through and carrots are tender. If the soup gets too thick add a cup of water or stock. I always use stock.
  • 4Turn off heat, add balsamic vinegar and stir in well.
  • 5Serve with french bread and butter. Enjoy!!

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About Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy




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