This is the perfect dish on a cold, rainy night! Curl up in front of the fireplace with a bowl of this soup & a thick slice of garlic bread, heaven!
2 cups dry lentils
8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced, or lil smokies
1 onion, finely chopped, or onion powder
2 ribs celery, sliced, or celery salt
3 small-med carrots, sliced or shredded
2 cans or 1 quart diced tomatoes
1 large potato, peeled & diced
1 bay leaf
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
pepper to taste
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Rinse & drain lentils.
Bring lentils, broth, sausage, & seasoning to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer, covered, for an hour.
Add veggies. Continue cooking until potatoes are cooked through. Stir in vinegar.