Sausage and Lentil Soup

Sausage and Lentil Soup


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About this recipe: This soup is hearty and delicious. Lentils are simmered with turkey kielbasa, rice and spinach in a chicken stock. It's the perfect soup for the cold winter months.


Serves: 8 

  • 60g uncooked white rice
  • 150ml water
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 115g turkey kielbasa, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 1.5 litres water
  • 475ml low salt chicken stock
  • 190g dry lentils
  • 285g fresh spinach, torn

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a pot, bring the rice and water to the boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat and cook the turkey kielbasa until lightly browned. Mix in onion and carrot and season with crushed chillies. Cook and stir until tender. Pour in the water and stock and mix in lentils. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 25 minutes.
  3. Stir the cooked rice and spinach into the soup and continue cooking 5 minutes before serving.


Kielbasa can be purchased in Polish delis. If unavailable substitute in smoked pork sausages, such as Mattessons.

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