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Lentil Soup

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Molly

Ingredients

  • 1 lb italian sausage
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 mediums carrots diced
  • 1 medium zucchini diced
  • 2 celery stalk diced
  • 1 small brown onion finely chopped
  • 4 medium tomato diced
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 1/2 cups dry brown lentils
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper

Instructions

  • Rinse the lentils and place them in a large crock pot. Add the carrots, zucchini, celery, onion, tomato, and vegetable stock. Cook on high 4-5 hours and on low 7-8 hours.
  • minutes before serving, heat olive oil in a medium skillet on medium heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned and crumbly. Right before it's done add the minced garlic and stir until combined. Add browned sausage to the crock pot and continue to cook for 30 minutes.
  • Serve warm or store in the freezer for up to two months.