Food Recipes Lentil and Kielbasa Stew 3.5 (105) 8 Reviews Forget chicken and rice soup, or your typical stew of beef and potatoes. This Lentil and Kielbasa Stew provides a totally new taste, one that's hearty, packed with nutrients and protein, and very easy to make. By Chris Morocco Chris Morocco Chris is a senior food editor and test kitchen director at Bon Appétit with over 10 years of experience in the food industry. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 4, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Roland Bello Hands On Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 10 mins Yield: 6 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Don't let the total time below discourage you. Once everything's in the pot, you'll only need to stir the stew occasionally for 45 minutes or so, but you can use that time to pack tomorrow's lunch or plan a few dinners for later in the week. Or simply relax while the soup's aroma fills your kitchen. Once the lentils are tender, scoop into bowls, top with parsley and serve with crusty bread. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 stalks celery, sliced 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, sliced 12 ounces kielbasa, sliced 2 cups French or green lentils kosher salt and black pepper fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, for serving Directions Heat the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the celery, carrots, onion, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the kielbasa, lentils, 8 cups water, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender, 35 to 45 minutes. Serve warm sprinkled with the parsley. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 389 Calories 16g Fat 43g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 389 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 40mg 13% Sodium 874mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 43g 16% Total Sugars 3g Protein 21g Calcium 50mg 4% Iron 5mg 28% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.