Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

Total Time
1hr 20mins
10 mins
1 hr 10 mins

From www.TopSecretRecipes.com I think you will find this very like the soup served at Carrabba's Restaurant. It is exceptional, indeed.

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  1. Heat olive oil in large soup pot. Add onion, carrot, garlic, and sausage to the pot, Saute for 8 minutes, stirring often. Break up the sausage into small bits as it cooks.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the pot, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.
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3 5

Extremely salty (1700+ mg of sodium!) and somewhat oily, even though I left out the added salt and used 1 tablespoon olive oil. Next time I'll brown and drain the sausage first, use less ham and chicken broth, and add more water.

5 5

We make this soup all the time! I bring it to pot lucks some times and have gotten the reputation of being "Making Really Good Soups". I don't put as much red pepper and I've never done it with ham. It still turns out good!

5 5

Wonderful soup that is even better the next day! I used bulk "plain" sausage as Italian spiced wasn't available, and I added hot sauce to taste. Would like to try this with ground turkey to decrease the fat content. My husband and I love this soup!