This Lentil and Vegan Sausage Dish Will Warm You Up

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Experience a comforting blend of hearty lentils and flavorful vegan sausage with this warming dish. Packed with protein, fiber, and a medley of spices, it’s a wholesome and satisfying meal that will keep you cozy on chilly days.


  • 1 cup of dried green or brown lentils
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 vegan sausages
  • 1 tin of diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions, diced carrots, and diced celery. Sauté until vegetables are softened.
  2. Stir in minced garlic, ground cumin, smoked paprika, and dried thyme. Cook for an additional 2 minutes to enhance the flavors.
  3. Add lentils, sliced vegan sausages, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth to the pot. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 25-30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
  5. Adjust seasoning if needed and serve the warm lentil and vegan sausage dish garnished with fresh parsley. You can enjoy this dish by itself, or with mashed potatoes or rice!