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Sausage and Lentil Soup in orange bowl
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4.89 from 9 votes

Italian Sausage and Lentil Soup

This Italian Sausage and Lentil Soup tastes so good, even better than Carrabba's. Pair it with some crusty bread and a salad and you have the perfect meal that the whole family will love. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: autumn, fall, soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 353kcal


  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 3/4 cup carrot diced
  • 3/4 cup celery diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 48 ounces low sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 14.5 ounce can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 ounce can brown lentils rinsed and drained


  • In a large pot, add onions, carrots, garlic, celery and olive oil. Saute until the onions are transparent.
    Sausage and Lentil Soup in orange bowl
  • Add sausage, break apart into small pieces using wooden spoon and cook until brown. If there is a lot of fat in the sausage, drain the excess from pan.
  • Add chicken broth, Italian seasoning, diced tomatoes and brown lentils. Cover pot with lid.
  • Bring to a boil and then set to simmer for one hour.
  • Stir a few times while simmering. If soup needs more liquid, add additional chicken broth as needed. 


Calories: 353kcal