Italian Soups

HEART-WARMING NONNA’S LENTIL & SAUSAGE SOUP

A heart-warming soup, with autumnal flavors, genuine ingredients and country taste.

Today I want to suggest you a recipe for your dinner: lentils and sausage soup!


 

 

SERVINGS:4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 350 grams of lentils (1 ¾ cups)
  • 200 grams of fresh pork sausage (7 oz)
  • 3 leaves of sage
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • 1 tsp of tomato paste or 1 cup of tomato puree
  • 1 carrot
  • half a celery rib
  • 1 onion
  • salt and pepper to taste

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

Rinse the lentils well, place them in a large saucepan, cover with water, add the sage leaves, cover and cook for about 20 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Chop the onion, carrot and celery and sauté with a little olive oil in a large saucepan for about 5 minutes.

Add the chopped sausage, mix well and let it cook for about 5 minutes.

Add the tomato puree, season with salt and pepper and cook for another ten minutes.

Add the lentil previously cooked with water and sage.

Add 1 glass of warm water and cook for another 15 minutes.

Finish with a drizzle of raw olive oil, serve and … Bon Appetite!

 

 

 

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