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Hearty Sausage & Kale Lentil Soup

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September 17, 2013
Author Notes

A warm and filling soup that is great for meal prep! —Tiffany

  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces Pork Sausage, uncased
  • 4 Campari Tomatoes
  • 1 Roasted Red Pepper
  • 1 Medium White Onion, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 cup Dry Lentils, washed & sorted
  • 1 1/2 cups Organic Vegetable Broth
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fresh Cracked Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 8 Baby Carrots
  • 2 handfuls Chopped Kale
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a large pot, brown the sausage on medium heat.
  2. Pulse the tomatoes and the roasted pepper in a food processor until you have a slightly chunky sauce.
  3. Add the tomato and red pepper mixture to the sausage along with the lentils, vegetable broth, water, cumin, black pepper and bay leaf.
  4. Mix and cover. Simmer on low heat for about 1 hour.
  5. Stir in carrots and add more broth if needed (based on your desired consistency)
  6. Cover and let simmer another 15-20 minutes before adding in kale.
  7. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Lentils should be soft and kale wilted. Soup is ready to enjoy!

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