Italian Sausage and Lentil Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Deborah Mackrodt
from Levittown, NY

A very easy and filling soup. Served great with a nice Italian bread.

Ingredients

  •  
    2-3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  •   1/2 c
    olive oil or less
  •   2 c
    italian sausage, no casings, already sauteed and drained of fat.
  •   1 medium
    onion chopped
  •   1
    carrot chopped
  •   1
    celery stalk chopped up
  •   1 can(s)
    of diced tomatoes drained.
  •   3 c
    chicken stock
  •   3 c
    water
  •   1 lb
    pkg of dried lentils rinsed and picked through
  •  
    salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make

  • 1
    In large, heavy saucepan, sauté the garlic in the oil, over medium heat, for few minutes.
  • 2
    Add sausages, stock and water, tomatoes, celery, onions, carrots and lentils. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover the pan and simmer the soup for 1-1 1/2 hours, or until lentils are tender.
  • 3
    Salt and pepper to taste. You cna also sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese on top

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