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Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew Recipe
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Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew Recipe

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This hearty and healthy soup will warm your family up right down to their toes! It’s packed with veggies and warm tastes of autumn. Serve with cornbread or rolls to soak up every last morsel. —Jan Valdez, Chicago
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (32 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 fully cooked Johnsonville® Chicken Sausage Cajun Style (3 ounces each), cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 231 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 803 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 13 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until lentils are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew in Healthy Cooking October/November 2011, p33

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 231 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 803 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 13 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Good, rich flavors. I added a 1/2 tsp each of cumin, summer savory, and rosemary.

Beware: using double-smoked sausage can overwhelm the other flavors in the soup. A spiced, single smoked sausage would be better."

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

"Loved it!"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2012

"Made it with the Italian chicken sausage from Meijer, and it was delicious. I forgot to start it this a.m. in the crock pot, so I cooked it on the stove. Turned out great."

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2012

"Awesome i just added turkey pepperoni and the chicken sausage then some kale for more veggies and protien this was awesome thank you!!!"

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2012

"Excellent & easy."

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