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Lentils with Sausage
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Lentils with Sausage

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lentils with Sausage
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 424kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Onion Chopped
  • 4 Large Carrots Chopped
  • 4 Stalks Celery
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 1/2 Cup Brown Lentils Rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 Tsp Mediterranean Spiced Sea Salt McCormick's
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper
  • 6 Cups Low Sodium Chicken Broth Manischewitz preferred
  • 1 Smoked Chicken Sausage Links I used Trader Joe's Smoked Chicken Andouille Sausage

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan melt butter over medium high heat onions, carrots and celery and stir until onion begin to brown and slightly caramelize, about 6-7 minutes.  Add garlic and cook 2 more minutes.
  • Stir in lentils as well as Mediterranean Sea Salt and pepper.  Add in chicken broth and chopped chicken sausage.
  • Reduce heat to low and cover.  Allow to simmer 40-45 minutes until lentils are tender.  Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 726mg | Potassium: 1355mg | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 12400IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 6.6mg