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Hearty Turkey Lentil Breakfast Bowl

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    3 Canadian turkey sausages

    2 cups (500 mL) cooked whole green lentils

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) olive oil

    1 large onion, diced

    1 medium sized butternut squash, cut into ½ inch cubes

    1 large zucchini, cut into ¾ inch cubes

    1 red pepper, diced

    1 tsp (5 mL) garlic powder

    1 tsp (5 mL) sweet paprika

    to taste, salt and pepper

    4 eggs, fried, or prepared as you wish


Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan.
  2. Remove sausage from casings.
  3. Add onions, sausage, and squash to pan and cook through, 10-12 minutes. Break up sausage into chunks while cooking.
  4. Add zucchini, peppers, and lentils. Cook an additional 3-5 minutes until zucchini and peppers are browned and softened, and the lentils are warmed through.
  5. Add seasonings and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve, top with fried eggs.

TIP: Batch-cook this dish (excluding eggs) up to 3 days ahead for a quick start to breakfast. Turn it into a hearty lunch by serving with two hard-boiled eggs.
To cook whole green lentils, place ¾ cup (175 mL) dry lentils in a pot with 2 ¼ cups (560 mL) of water and boil for 20-25 minutes until tender and cooked through. For an extra short-cut you can also use canned lentils.

This recipe was prepared in partnership with Lentils.org and Canadian Turkey.