Sausage with Lentils

Preparation info

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Appears in

Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

  • About


  • 1 cotechino or poaching sausage, of ¾-1 lb (available from delicatessen shops)
  • ¾ lb


Soak the lentils for three or four hours, then wash them and place in a pan of cold water with the peeled cloves of garlic and stick of celery. Bring slowly to the boil, skim and simmer gently for 1-1½ hours, adding salt half-way through, when they have started to get tender. Three-quarters of an hour before you want it ready, put the sausage, pricked all over with a needle, into a pan of cold