This Hearty Sausage, Kale & Lentil Soup will warm you up and keep you wanting more! |

Lentil Soup with Sausage and Kale

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: lentil kale soup, lentil soup, sausage kale soup, sausage lentil soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 858 kcal
Author: Erin

This hearty Lentil Soup with Sausage and Kale will warm you up and keep you wanting more!



  • 1 pound bulk mild Italian sausage
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 celery stalks thinly sliced, with leafy tops
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups bone broth or chicken stock
  • 2 cups dried lentils
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 28 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes drained
  • 5 cups loosely packed baby kale leaves
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ΒΌ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large Dutch oven or heavy pot, cook sausage over medium-high heat until the meat crumbles and begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Add onion, celery and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add stock, lentils, red pepper flakes and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce to a rapid simmer, partially cover, and cook until lentils are tender, 30-35 minutes.
  3. Add kale and simmer, uncovered, until tender, 2-3 minutes, Stir in vinegar and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Lentil Soup with Sausage and Kale
Amount Per Serving
Calories 858 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 1269mg55%
Potassium 2114mg60%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 32g133%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 55g110%
Vitamin A 9050IU181%
Vitamin C 134.2mg163%
Calcium 286mg29%
Iron 12.1mg67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.