Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew Recipe

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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 stew will warm your family right down to their toes! Serve with corn bread or rolls to soak up every last morsel. —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (32 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 fully cooked spicy chicken sausage links (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

Directions

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: 231 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 803mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 13g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

  • 1 carton (32 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 fully cooked spicy chicken sausage links (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
  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

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robbrd User ID: 1292786 277540
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2017

"Winner in our house. This one is going in our book of favorites. My oldest wasn't thrilled with it. He said it was good, just not his type of food. He said you should like it because it is healthy but the lentils were throwing him off. He isn't a soup person in general. The other 3 liked it and one 1 LOVED it. Means another dinner I rocked with a recipe from here."

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Joanna User ID: 9288594 276471
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2017

"I usually get annoyed when I see changes to a recipe, but I wanted to try this recipe. I was short on time and I had no choice but to substitute what I had. I love lentils, but I only had the whole small red ones. and I only had a package of 4 bratwurst sausages. And I had no broth. I had to use water, but the rest I did the same. Oh and I cooked it in my pressure cooker (my new best kitchen friend) for a half hour instead. And it was so super good! And looking at the nutritional information, it sure is a healthy dish. Thanks! I will be making this again and again!"

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jrlech User ID: 7347968 265249
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2017

"This was delicious - my kids even liked it. I doubled the carrots and added a couple of potatoes."

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swlists User ID: 5571676 264505
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2017

"It was good but not great, the lentils could have used more cooking time. I would need to double the sausage next time."

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nickl80 User ID: 5655199 261161
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2017

"I thought it was a bit bland."

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Nancn58 User ID: 8487529 259342
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2017

"This is a great recipe. My husband and I loved it. We had it for New Year's Day dinner. Then we ate the leftovers later in the week and it was even better."

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 257160
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2016

"It was good, but I have to admit that I expected a little more flavor based on all the wonderful reviews. It wasn't bad, but it definitely was not my favorite."

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angmclanc User ID: 3282588 255322
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2016

"Perfect meal for colder weather. It's healthy and hearty at the same time, and super quick to throw in the crock pot."

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 250488
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2016

"So yummy & healthy! I love recipes that you can just dump in a slow cooker.

- Theresa"

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ambr33 User ID: 8712142 242417
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2016

"Great weeknight meal! I added some chopped kale towards the last hour of cooking. Will make again!"

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