Sausage, Lentil and Kale Soup

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Southern Polar Bear

From Martha Stewart's Everyday Food, December 2009 issue.

Top Review by telly1

I've also made it with spicy italian sausage and that was great too

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large Dutch oven or heavy pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add sausage and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add celery and onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add lentils, broth, and 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce to a rapid simmer, partially cover, and cook until lentils and vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  6. Add kale and season with salt.
  7. Return soup to a rapid simmer, cover, and cook until kale wilts, about 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat, stir in red-wine vinegar, and season with salt and pepper.

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