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Lentil and Sausage Soup

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One of the best lentil soups you’ll ever taste! Prepare in a crockpot or simmer over the stove. Can be made without the sausage for a vegetarian version.

Preparation facts

Servings: 8

Yield: 12 cups (3L)


1 cup (255g) lentils, uncooked

1/2 lb (230g) turkey kielbasa sausage, cut into 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces

1 cup (180g) onion, chopped

1 cup (150g) celery, chopped

1 cup (150g) carrots, chopped

1 cup (180g) potato, diced

2 Tbs (5g) parsley

6 cups beef broth, (canned or made with bouillion) (1.5L)

1/2 tsp (2g) black pepper

1/8 tsp (1g) nutmeg


Wash and drain lentils. Spray a large pot with vegetable oil spray and brown sausage.

Add onion and cook until translucent.

Add remaining ingredients and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

Note: If using a crockpot, place all raw ingredients in the pot and simmer all day, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 178
Calories from Fat 18 (10%)
% Daily Value*
3%Total Fat 2g
3%Saturated Fat 0.6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
9%Cholesterol 28mg
27%Sodium 637mg
23%Potassium 817mg
8%Total Carbohydrate 25g
35%Dietary Fiber 8.7g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
32%Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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