Healthy sausage lentil soup recipe loaded with veggies and italian sausage is such a delicious comfort food for cool Fall weather.
Cook and brown the sausage in skillet over medium/high heat. Move the sausage around and crumble as cooking.
Add in the garlic to skillet towards end of meat cooking time and cook for about 1 minutes.
Add meat mixture into dutch oven along with all of the other ingredients, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cover dutch oven.
Simmer the soup for 1 hour or until the lentils are tender. You can add in additional broth or water if the soup is too thick.
Sprinkle fresh chopped basil on top of soup in the dutch oven. You're ready to serve. Enjoy!
Adapted from The Cookie Rookie