8 C Water
1 pkg (16 oz) dried lentils - rinsed
1 pkg (19.5 oz) turkey sausage (casings removed and crumbled - I used some turkey I had)
2 medium onions, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
2 medium carrots, cut into 1/4 in slices
6 garlic cloves, minced
3 cans (14.5 oz ea) beef broth (Used veggie broth)
1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes (used diced)
I med potato, diced
1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 1/2 tsp coarsely ground pepper
I added 2 T dried Italian herbs - until I liked the look and taste
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In Dutch oven, cook sausage, onions, celery, carrots over med heat until meat is no longer pink and veggies are tender. Add garlic and cook 2 min longer.
Stir in broth, tomatoes, potato, seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce and simmer uncovered 15 - 20 min until potato is tender.
Stir in lentils and heat through. Serve with croutons and a shake of cheese if desired.
Stacia said this was "Beeee licious!"
Nutrition facts - 1 1/3 C equals 314 calories, 6 g fat, 17 g fiber, 24 g protein
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