Just threw it together one evening and it was a smokey delight. Has great flavor and is even better the next day. Has a split pea-like soup texture, and the andouille gives it a nice little kick. You can use kielbasa instead if andouille is too spicy. Or, for a little less heat, use chorizo.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chicken broth, lentils, sausage, cumin, chili powder, and turmeric in a large pot; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the lentils are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • Stir mushrooms into the broth mixture; continue cooking until the mushrooms are tender, about 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

389 calories; protein 30.3g 61% DV; carbohydrates 57.5g 19% DV; fat 4.6g 7% DV; cholesterol 5mg 2% DV; sodium 130.4mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2017
So glad I tried something new this was delicious! I used raw Andouille so I started off by crumbling and browning the sausage then removing it from the pot. I like a lot of veggies so I sauteed some onions carrots and celery then added the lentils chicken stock and spices to the pot. (didn't have turmeric so I skipped it) I let it boil then simmered until the lentils were softening and added the sausage back in. When the lentils were done I stirred in the mushrooms. I can't believe how well all of these flavors went together thank you for sharing. Read More
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7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
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Rating: 5 stars
01/06/2017
So glad I tried something new this was delicious! I used raw Andouille so I started off by crumbling and browning the sausage then removing it from the pot. I like a lot of veggies so I sauteed some onions carrots and celery then added the lentils chicken stock and spices to the pot. (didn't have turmeric so I skipped it) I let it boil then simmered until the lentils were softening and added the sausage back in. When the lentils were done I stirred in the mushrooms. I can't believe how well all of these flavors went together thank you for sharing. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/04/2015
Crimini Mushrooms are not common here so just used white mushrooms. Liked it and will make it again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/09/2018
great flavor! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/14/2018
Warming soup for cold weather. My changes to original recipe: Made broth from turkey drumsticks so I added meat to soup as well as carrot and onion. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2016
I had chicken Andouille sausage which wasn't spicy enough. Next time I will use my usual hot Andouille sausage. Added some cayenne for heat. Will make this again. Enjoyed the soup! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/10/2016
I used kielbasa instead of andouille and sauted carrots and onions with the mushrooms before adding to the soup. Oh my goodness! So good!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/10/2019
I used sausage link without the casing instead. This recipe is very versatile and good. Read More