Make this lentil soup with chicken apple sausage and root vegetables if you’re looking for a nutritious soup. The soup tastes good whether in cool weather or on a day when you feel like enjoying some comfort food.
You can serve this lentil soup to a family of two or more. If for two, you’ll have two servings or leftovers. Or double the amounts for serving guests.
Leave out the Chicken Apple Sausage and lentils and have vegetable soup.
Add Chicken Apple Sausage (a gluten-free sausage) with only the root vegetables.
If you like lentil soup with chicken sausage, check out Lentils with Chicken Sausage and Spinach.
What to Serve with Lentil Soup
Lentil soup is good when served with any of the following sides:
- vegetable salad
- cole slaw
Like lentils with rice? You should consider this Rice with Lentils recipe by food blogger, Patty Cake, at pattycakespantry.com. And while at her blog, take a minute to look at The 30 Days of Rice Challenge.
Other Side Recipes You May Like
Try this Easy Coleslaw with Sugar-Free Homemade Dressing to go with the lentil soup.
Of course, you can keep things simple for sides. Make a meal with soup and buttered cornbread. Filling and delicious, that would be the perfect comfort food.
Not crazy about cornbread? You may like this Double Loaf Yeast Bread recipe (and it’s yummy).
However, if you are a vegetable lover and want to include more veggies, a Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad is an option.
Lentil Soup with Chicken Apple Sausage & Root Vegetables
Lentil, vegetable, and chicken apple sausage soup
- 1/2 cup Lentils
- 4 Potatoes
- 4 Carrots
- 3 Bunch Green Onions
- 3 Garlic cloves
- 1-1/2 cup Kale or approximately 3 handfuls
- 1 32-Oz box Organic light sodium chicken broth
- 4 Cup Water
- 1 package Gluten-free chicken apple sausage
Rinse the lentils, checking for and discarding any debris such as tiny pebbles.
Set aside the lentils.
Peel, slice, and dice the vegetables, and put into a large pot with the lentils.
Add the broth and water to the pot.
Turn the burner on high, and cook until boiling then turn on low and cook for approximately 20 minutes.
While the vegetables and lentils are boiling, slice the sausage links into thin (or thick if you prefer) slices.
When the veggies and lentils have cooked for 20 minutes, add the sliced sausage to the pot, and cook for approximately 20 more minutes.
Ready to eat.
This recipe will serve four people or two people with seconds or leftovers. Double the amount of ingredients to make for your family and guests.
Soup looks delicious. The colors in your photos are very bright. Did you get a new camera?
Thank you! No, not a new camera – it’s the lighting.