Mary's Lentil and Sausage Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 78
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 16.8
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 24.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Number of Servings: 78


    3 strips bacon, cut into 1/2" pieces
    1 pound loose chicken sausage
    1 large onion, chopped
    3 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    2 tablespoons tomato paste
    1 1/2 cups lentils, picked over and rinsed
    1/2 T fresh thyme, chopped
    3 1/2 cups chicken broth
    salt, peper and red wine vinegar to tast


In a Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium-low heat until browned and crisp, 8-10 minutes. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat. Add sausage and cook until browned, chopping into small pieces.

Add onion and carrots; cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomato paste, and cook 1 minute.

Add lentils, thyme, broth, and 2 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer. Cover; cook until lentils are tender, about 30 to 45 minutes.

Season with salt, pepper and vinegar. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 78

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