New Years Eve Good Luck Lentils 


Did you know that  Lentil’s are  Italian Tradition ?  They  are to bring good luck in the year to come . I make mine with sauté  sausage , the fat from the sausage  gives bounty for the coming New Year.  I have been making this dish for a number of years, and  have had “Good Fortune”  maybe you should  give this Italian tradition a try !

  1. 1 lb bag of dry Lentils  washed and strained
  2. 1 lb sauté Italian sausage caseing removed
  3. 5 cups water
  4. 3 cups beef broth
  5. 1  8 oz can Tomato sauce
  6. 1 cup celery chopped
  7. 1 cup carrot chopped
  8. 1 medium  onion  chopped
  9. 2 tbsp garlic minced
  10. Salt and  pepper to your liking
  11. 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions :  Rinse and strain your lentils.  Sauté sausage  in 1 tbsp olive oil,  until lightly golden  Add to sausage the following  and sauté garlic , onions,  carrots,  celery.   Add remaining ingredients , water, beef  broth ,tomato sauce , and lastly your  lentils.  Allow to simmer  covered partially  for approximately 90 minutes stirring occasionally  in a 8 quart stock pot.



  •  Enjoy with a crusty Bread

Have a Happy Prosperous New Year Readers !
My Motto Love ❤️ through Food !