This is as close to my mother-in-law's recipe as I could find. We make a huge pot every New Year's Eve and let it simmer until midnight. The tradition is that for every lentil you eat, it's another penny you'll earn during the year. We freeze leftovers and eat it throughout the winter. I use regular, chopped celery; and we put cocktail smokies in the soup instead of sausage. Thanks for posting.
Extremely tasty! Worth a little extra time to put together. I added a stalk of celery and added the ham with everything else in the crockpot. We came home to a delicious, hearty soup! Thanks!
Almost as good as my Wifes'(a few differnt ingredients) Still very good. My wife was from Germany and was taught by her mother. I went from 168 LBs to over 200 due to their cokking and the beer. I liked the Suppe