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sausage lentil stew

Sausage and Lentil Stew

A healthy Stew made with Lentils to Nourish your Family.

Course Healthy Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Sausage and Lentil Stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 216 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. turkey or chicken sausage, casings removed and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced fine
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 8 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dried green or brown lentils, rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, cleaned and chopped

Instructions

  1. Using a soup pot or stockpot, saute onions in olive oil for about 2 minutes or until they start to get tender.

  2. Add sausage to the pan and continue to saute breaking up sausage with a spatula as it cooks. 

  3. Add garlic to the pan and continue to cook for another minute.

  4. Add everything to the pan with the exception of 1 cup of chicken broth and the  spinach.

  5. Stir to combine and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until lentils are tender. Add the spinach 15 minutes before the finished cooking time.

Nutrition Facts
Sausage and Lentil Stew
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 1381mg60%
Potassium 728mg21%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1010IU20%
Vitamin C 28.2mg34%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.