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Italian Sausage and Lentil Stew

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Soup night is our favorite dinner during chilly Fall months. This hearty stew is one of my boy’s favorites. Pair it with a slice of warm, homemade bread slathered with honey butter, and we have the ultimate comfort meal. Enjoy!

Italian Sausage and Lentil Stew

Sausage, potato, lentil, and vegetable stew
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Megan


  • 1 pound Ground Italian Sausage mild
  • 1 cup Carrots sliced
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups zucchini chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups potatoes cubed
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils rinsed
  • 4 cups kale loose packed, chopped


  • In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, cook sausage until browned. Stir often. Pour off fat.
  • Add onions and carrots and cook about 5 minutes, until tender. Add garlic for last 30 seconds of cooking to release flavor.
  • Add zucchini, broth, potatoes, lentils, bay leaf and oregano. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes or until lentils are soft.
  • Stir in chopped kale and cook 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf.


For gluten-free options: be sure to check the label of your sausage to ensure the meat contains no wheat or soy.

Stainless Steel Stockpot with Lid

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