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Lentil Soup With Ham And Sausage

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  Dried lentil beans 3⁄4 Pound
  Carrots 2 , sliced
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Celery stalks 2 , chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Polish sausage 3⁄4 Pound, sliced, browned and drained (1 Unit)
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Ground thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 2
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 1 Teaspoon
  Brown gravy mix 3⁄4 Ounce (One Envelope)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Potatoes 2 Medium, peeled and cubed

Sort and wash beans.
Place beans in a large Dutch oven.
Cover with water 2 inches above beans, let soak overnight.
Saute carrots, onion, and celery in butter in a large Dutch oven.
Add remaining ingredients except potatoes.
Drain beans, add to vegetable mixture.
Cover and simmer 25 minutes.
Add potatoes and cook an additional 20 minutes.
Add water for a thinner consistency, if desired.
Remove bay leaf.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1198 Calories from Fat 465

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161.2 mg53.7%

Sodium 1393.6 mg58.1%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.7%

Dietary Fiber 41.1 g164.3%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 71 g141.5%

Vitamin A 146.1% Vitamin C 67.6%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 80.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil Soup With Ham And Sausage Recipe