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Lentil and Sausage Stew - Crock Pot (Slow Cooker)

Lentil and Sausage Stew - Crock Pot (Slow Cooker)

Calories 214 (11% from fat)
Fat 2.6 gram
Saturated Fat 0.6 gram
Trans Fat 0 gram
Cholesterol 44 mg.
Sodium 666 mg.
Carb. 37 gram
Fiber 14 gram
Sugar 4 gram
Sugar Alcohol 0 gram
Protein 25 gram

Ingredients


1 bag (12 oz.) dried brown lentils

1 large sweet onion (2 cups), chopped

3 large carrots (2 cups), peeled and chopped

3 stalks celery (1 cup), chopped

2 cloves garlic (2 tsp.), minced

6 cups low sodium chicken broth
(We used Progresso Unsalted Chicken Broth.)

1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1 package (1 lb.) chicken sausage, casings removed
(We used Publix Greenwise Hot Italian Chicken Sausage.)

1 sprig fresh thyme

1 bay leaf


This recipe is higher in sodium. If you're on a low sodium diet, you might consider another option.

So wonderful on a cold or dreary day!

1. Stir the first seven ingredients (lentils thru cayenne pepper) together into a slow cooker. Take the chicken sausage, break it up and stir it into the pot.

2. Place the thyme and bay leaf on top, cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 6 hours.

Yield: 8 Servings - About 1.25 Cups Each


 Lentil and Sausage Stew - Crock Pot (Slow Cooker)

This is a Freezer Friendly Recipe!

You can freeze individual portions for easy re-heating later.

Microwave the soup for approximately 2 to 3 minutes, keeping the container open a little to allow steam to escape.

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