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Creole Sausage and Lentil Soup

Spice Islands®

Creole Sausage and Lentil Soup


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

8 servings


1 cup dry lentils, rinsed and drained

3 tablespoons Spice Islands® Minced Onion

2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Garlic Powder

1 Spice Islands® Bay Leaves

5 cups water

1 pound precooked spicy link sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick

2 cans (15 ounces each) diced tomatoes

1 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

1 teaspoon salt


Combine lentils, onion, garlic powder, bay leaf and water in 3-quart saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.

Add sausage, tomatoes, celery, green pepper and salt; simmer an additional 15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender. Remove bay leaf. Serve hot.

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