This hearty Lentil, Kale and Sausage Soup Recipe is easy to prep and leaves you feeling full long after the dishes are put away. Full of low-calorie ingredients that will leave you high energy, we know you’ll enjoy this fiber-rich combo – packed full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties, and protein!
Lentil, Kale and Sausage Soup
• 3 pieces of organic chicken sausage, sliced into 1/4 “ thick pieces
• 3 garlic cloves, minced • 1 onion, chopped
• 3/4 c lentils
• 1/2 sweet potato, cut into 1” cubes
• 1 jalapeno, diced (or more if you’d like!)
• 1 (32 oz) carton of chicken broth
• 1 (15 oz) can of Italian or chipotle seasoned diced tomatoes • 1/2 bunch of kale, center ribs discarded, cut into ribbons
In a 3-quart heavy saucepan brown sausage over moderate heat and transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. If there is more than 1 teaspoon fat in pan pour off excess; if there is less, add enough oil to measure 1 teaspoon fat. Cook garlic, stirring, until golden. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened.
Add lentils, chicken broth, tomato, sweet potato, jalapeno and sausage and simmer, covered, 30 minutes. Add kale and simmer, uncovered, until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Enjoy!
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