• 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound mild Italian Sausage
  • 12 cups beef broth
  • 2 to 3 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 bag Sausage Lentil Soup Mix


  1. Crumble and brown sausage in oil in a 6 or 8 quart pot.
  2. Rinse, drain and pick over lentils.
  3. Add lentils, vegetable packet and broth to pot.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add zucchini after 30 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and wine to soup.
  6. Simmer, uncovered, for 15-30 minutes.
Vegetarian Soup Recipe Variation:
Start the soup with sautéing the vegetables that go into ratatouille: a red and green pepper, large onion, 2 medium zucchini, and a small eggplant, cut up into 1-inch chunks. Add the soup mix and 8 cups broth. Simmer 45 minutes. Add the tomatoes and simmer another 10 minutes. Serve with grated parmesan cheese.

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