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Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage Lentil Soup

A hearty lentil soup delicately flavored with smoked sausage that simmers to perfection in your slow cooker.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: Comfort Foods, Pork, Slow Cooker, soups
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lentil soup recipe, pork,, slow cooker soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 400kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz lentils
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme -OR- 1/2 tsp dehydrated
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tub Knorr beef concentrated stock*
  • 4 whole peppercorns
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb kielbasa or smoked sausage sliced in 1/4-inch slices
  • 6 cups water

Instructions

  • *2-3 beef stock cubes may be substituted
  • Combine all ingredients in the crock of a 5 QT (or more) slow cooker. Cover.
  • Set to HI and cook for about 5 hrs (8-10 on LOW)
  • If soup seems to thick for your taste, add a bit more water.

Nutrition

Serving: 1person | Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 1618mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5405IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg