Fall

Fullblood Wagyu Kielbasa and Lentil Soup

September 24, 2020
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Photo by https://double8cattle.com/blogs/recipes/kielbasa-lentil-soup
Author Notes

This delicious comfort dish includes smoked Fullblood Wagyu kielbasa sausage, green lentils, onions, leeks, celery, red bell peppers, and garlic. It's topped with torn basil leaves and a dollop of Greek yogurt. This soup recipe is our favorite for warming up on a rainy day! —Double8Cattle

  • Prep time 45 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hour
  • Makes 5 quarts
Ingredients
  • 1 PACKAGE Double 8 Cattle Company Fullblood Wagyu Smoked Kielbasa (cut in half lengthwise and 1/4-inch-thick half moons)
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion (diced)
  • 1 Large Leek (cut in half lengthwise and diced)
  • 5 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 1 Large Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 3 quarts Beef Stock
  • 2 cups Green Lentils
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar or Hot Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 4 ounces Greek Yogurt
  • 3 Large Carrots (diced to 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 3 Stalks Celery (diced to 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1 cup Basil Leaves (plus additional for garnish)
  • 12 ounces Tomato Paste
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Tools - Dutch Oven
  2. FIRST STEP Pull the Fullblood Wagyu smoked kielbasa from the freezer, and place it in the refrigerator 24 hours before making this recipe.
  3. FINAL STEPS Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Stir in the basil leaves until they’ve wilted. Divide the Fullblood Wagyu kielbasa and lentil soup between bowls. Garnish with a dollop of Greek yogurt and torn basil leaves. Serve warm, and enjoy!

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