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A bowl of German Lentil Soup with Frankfurters. This lentil soup is so easy to make, and also be a complete meal on its own. Serve it with some crusty bread and you would have a vegetable soup, as well as a sausage soup, all in one!
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German Lentil Soup with Frankfurters

A dish that can be considered as either lentil soup or sausage soup, German Lentil Soup with Frankfurters is a deliciously comforting and filling meal that’s so easy to prepare. Enjoy a bowl of warmth now! (VIDEO ABOVE)
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: German
Servings: 4
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Neriz


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup bacon, cut into small cubes or bits
  • 1 medium white onion, sliced finely
  • 1/2 cup carrots, cut diagonally (about 1 medium-sized carrot)
  • 1/2 cup celeriac (also known as celery root), cut into small cubes
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut each into 12 portions
  • 3/4 cup lentils
  • 6 to 7 cups broth
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp white vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • handful of parsley, also for garnish


  • Heat up olive oil on a medium to large pot.
  • Add bacon and onion. Cook until onions are soft.
  • Add carrots, celeriac, potatoes, lentils and broth. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Keep simmering until vegetables and lentils are almost cooked.
  • Add white vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.  
  • Add sliced frankfurters and half of parsley. Cover and continue simmering for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve. Garnish with remaining parsley.



Calories: 328kcal