Recipe For Lentil and Smoked Sausage Soup

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 ounces dry lentils
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded green cabbage
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 vegetarian smoked sausages, diced
  • 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cubes vegetable bouillon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lentils, onion, cabbage, and garlic; cook until tender. Stir in sausage and tomatoes. Crumble vegetable cubes over mixture and pour in water. Stir in bay leaf, thyme, and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil; cover, and simmer until lentils are tender, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.