Lentil Sausage Soup with Spinach

Very healthy


  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 1/2 qt. water (4 1/2 cups)
  • 1 (680 ml) tomato sauce
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
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  • 1 lb. spinach, washed and trimmed or 1 pkg. frozen chopped spinach, partially thawed
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup small pasta
  • 1/2 lb. sausage
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 celery stalks, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • grated Parmesan cheese


Wash lentils and place in large pot with water and tomato sauce. Bring to boil; lower heat and simmer as you continue preparations. Remove casing from sausage; saute, breaking up with spoon. Stir in chopped carrots, onion and celery; cook until barely tender. Chop spinach coarsely. If frozen is used, cut block in pieces. Add spinach and meat-vegetable mixture to lentils. Stir in salt and pepper, simmer 30 minutes. Add pasta; cook covered for 10 minutes until lentils are tender. Serve hot with grated cheese.


Source: cooks.com

By Raymonde G. from North Bay, Ontario


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  • 1 lb. smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 lb. lentils
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 can tomato paste (6 oz.)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 can tomatoes (20 oz.)


In large stock pot, combine all of the ingredients except the tomatoes. Cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 30 minutes more.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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