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Hearty Sausage & Lentil Soup

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 1 Hour

Servings: 12

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) olive oil

    2 cups (500 mL) diced onion

    1 1/2 cups (375 mL) diced carrots

    1 cup (250 mL) diced celery

    3 garlic cloves, minced

    1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme leaves

    1 tsp (5 mL) chili powder

    1 bay leaf

    8 cups (2 L) chicken stock

    1 cup (250 mL) green lentils

    2 cups (500 mL) kale, centre rib removed and torn into small pieces

    1 1/2 cups (375 mL) smoked and cooked farmers sausage, cut into ½ inch pieces

    1 cup (250 mL) fresh or frozen corn

    ¼ cup (60 mL) finely chopped parsley

    2 tsp (10 mL) liquid honey

    2 tsp (10 mL) apple cider vinegar

    to taste, salt and ground black pepper


Directions

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat and add oil. Heat for 30 seconds, then add onions, carrots, and celery. Sauté for about 8 minutes, stirring often. Stir in garlic, thyme, chili powder, and cook another 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in bay leaf, chicken stock, and lentils. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes until lentils are tender, stirring a few times.
  3. Turn heat to low and stir in kale, sausage, corn, parsley, honey, and apple cider vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Scoop into bowls and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups (310 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 270
  • Total Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Carbohydrates 24 g
  • Dietary Fibre 4 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Sodium 660 mg
  • Potassium 522 mg
  • Folate 25 mcg