Lentil Soup

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Soups, Italian, Beans

1 lb Lentils 1 lg Carrot, cut bite sized 1/4 c Onion, chopped 1 1/2 c Crushed tomatoes 8 c Water 1 Stalk celery, cut bite size 2 Garlic cloves, minced 1/2 ts Marjoram 2 Links Italian sausage Rinse lentils, place in soup kettle, cover with 8 cups of water. Let come to a boil. Cut sausage in pieces and add to lentils, cook slowly for 45 minutes. In separate pan, saute garlic, onion, celery, and carrot in olive oil; add salt, pepper, chopped tomatoes and marjoram. Cook for about 20 minutes and add to lentils. Simmer together for 10 minutes longer, until lentils and vegetables are tender.