Lentils & Sausage


I’ve been keeping my meals at home simple and under 30 minutes of cooking time. I’m mentally and physically drained from working so much that I literally have no motivation what so ever in conducting awesome 3 course meals.

This is one of my favorite meals that you can eat at any time of the day. The addition of the fried egg is a must! Just do it.


Active Time: 5 Minutes

Total Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 2

Mise en Place:

-1 15 Ounce can of Lentils (Feel free to cook your own if you have them on hand in dry form)

-1/2 Yellow Onion, small dice

-2 Garlic Cloves, rough chop

-1 Egg

-1./2 Pack Kielbasa Polish Sausage (or sausage of your choice)

-1 Teaspoon Chili Powder

– 1 Teaspoon Cayenne

-2 Teaspoons Smoked Paprika

-1 Tablespoon Cumin

-Salt & Pepper, TT

Additional Tools:

-Sheet tray


-Oil, butter, or fat of your choice!

Method of Prep:

-Turn oven to 350 degrees and line a sheet tray with foil. Cut sausage into 1/2″ rounds. Place on sheet tray and cook in the oven for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, turn sausage upside down and cook an additional 10 minutes.

-Heat up a medium pan with fat of your choice. Saute onion and garlic for 2 minutes.

-Add in can of lentils, including the liquid.

-Season with spices, salt and pepper.

-Allow lentils to simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring often.

-Once sausage is cooked, stir into the lentil mix.

-Fry your egg in a separate pan with fat of your liking in the last 2 minutes of your cooking time. (Don’t forget to season your egg with s&p!)

-Place sausage and lentils in a bowl, top with a fried egg and






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Food & Wine connoisseur, I love to make beautiful things even if nobody cares. Nikon D3100 & Google Pixel photo journalist & writer. I've started this blog to share my enthusiasm of the culinary world among other personal interests with folks who maintain involvement in the food world and to enliven others who want to develop a love for cooking, crafting and wellness. Be active, be healthy, be happy. Thanks for stopping by! Cheers :)

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