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Sausage and Lentils

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"A simple dish with a distinct flavor that will leave you craving more. Lentils are cooked with Polish sausage and cumin to make a fast and satisfying meal that is ready in under 30 minutes with minimal effort. Use any type of sausage - I have used bratwurst, chorizo and leftover hot links as well."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 325
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine water, lentils and onion in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 15 minutes. Add sliced sausage, and season with cumin, salt and pepper. Simmer until lentils are tender, about 5 to 10 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 325 calories; 16.1 27.9 18.1 37 522 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This turned out much better than I expected with a couple of tweaks. As written it seems it would be filling but a tad bland. I used a venison sausage, added some chili powder and garlic along w...

Most helpful critical review

Bland as written, but delicious if you sub chicken stock for the water the recipe calls for. We also threw in a can of diced tomatoes, lots of garlic, strips of bell pepper, and chili powder. ...

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This turned out much better than I expected with a couple of tweaks. As written it seems it would be filling but a tad bland. I used a venison sausage, added some chili powder and garlic along w...

Very good! Something unique & different for a change! Very fast and easy to make! We used the Polish sausage, but I added a little more than what was called for, to even out more with the lentil...

For lentils this was actually pretty good! I never know what to do with the lentils I have in my pantry, and this was quite tasty, and QUICK! I used turkey polska keilbasa and served it with s...

Bland as written, but delicious if you sub chicken stock for the water the recipe calls for. We also threw in a can of diced tomatoes, lots of garlic, strips of bell pepper, and chili powder. ...

We loved the idea of sausage and lentils coming together in one dish, I just thought it lacked a little. I boiled the lentils in chicken broth instead of the water. I also added about 3 cups o...

This recipe was really easy and good. I love lentils and the cumin gives them a great spiciness.

Wonderful recipe! With the help of previous reviews, this recipe came out wonderfully. Rather than water, I used 3-1/2 cups of chicken brother. I used 3 green bulb onions and sauteed them bef...

Great comfort food! I added a bag of stew veggies and they tasted just like grandma used to make.

This didn't have very much flavor and was very plain. We went out for pizza after trying this one.