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Friday, March 08 2013

Beans, smoked sausage links, and vegetables combine to make this hearty soup recipe.


Lentil and Sausage Soup
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 5 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
     14-ounce cans  reduced-sodium chicken broth
    1-1/2  cups  water
     cup  brown lentils, rinsed and drained
     cup  sliced celery (2 stalks)
     cup  sliced carrot (2 medium)
    1/2  cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
     teaspoon  snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
    1/8  teaspoon  cayenne pepper
     cloves  garlic, minced
     ounces  cooked smoked sausage links, quartered lengthwise and sliced
In a large saucepan combine chicken broth, water, lentils, celery, carrot, onion, dried thyme (if using), cayenne pepper, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables and lentils are tender. Stir in sausage and fresh thyme, if using. Heat through.
Makes 5 servings (7 cups)
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 294, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 23 mg, Sodium 962 mg, Carbohydrate 28 g, Total Sugar 6 g, Fiber 13 g, Protein 21 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 5%, Iron 20%. Exchanges: Vegetable 1, Starch 1.5, Medium-Fat Meat 2. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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