Lentil and sausage soup

    Lentil and sausage soup

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    3hr15min


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    About this recipe: Serve with Pecorino Romano cheese sprinkled on top of each serving bowl.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 225g (8 oz) Italian sausage, casings removed and chopped
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 500g (1 1/4 lb) dried lentils, rinsed
    • 5 carrots, finely chopped
    • 1L (3 1/4 pints) water
    • 750ml (1 1/ pints) chicken stock
    • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
    • small handful chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1 tablespoon salt, or to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr15min 

    1. Place sausage in a large pot. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Add onion, celery and chopped garlic, and sauté until tender and translucent. Stir in lentils, carrot, water, chicken stock and tomatoes. Season with parsley, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat. Cover, and simmer for 2 to 3 hours, or until lentils are tender.

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    Wildejedi
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    First time I've ever ate lentils. This recipe was fantastic - 15 Nov 2015

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    Really nice. Thanks for sharing. - 11 Sep 2014

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