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Creole Sausage and Lentil Soup

Creole Sausage and Lentil Soup

Creole Sausage and Lentil Soup

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 servings

Spicy sausage soup chases the chill away on cool spring days!

Ingredients

  • 1 c. dry lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tbsp. Minced Onion
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 Bay Leaves
  • 5 c. water
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) diced tomatoes
  • 1 c. chopped celery
  • ½ c. chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 lb. precooked spicy link sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick

Directions

  1. Combine lentils, onion, garlic powder, bay leaf and water in 3-quart saucepan or Dutch oven.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  3. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  4. Add sausage, tomatoes, celery, green pepper and salt; simmer an additional 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
  5. Remove bay leaf.
  6. Serve hot.