Slow Cooker Kale Sausage & Lentil Soup
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Serves: 6-8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dry lentils (rinsed)
  • 2 chopped carrots
  • 3 stalks chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 14oz kielbasa sausage (sliced)
  • 6 cups water (may use chicken stock)
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper
Instructions
  1. Place lentils at the bottom of slow cooker
  2. Add vegetables, sausage, seasonings and spices
  3. Add water/chicken stock
  4. Stir well and cook on high heat for 4 hours
  5. Once ready to serve, stir to get lentils at the bottom of slow cooker
  6. Serve with crusty Italian bread
Notes
This recipe requires the use of a slow cooker. Prepare in the morning or early afternoon for a supper that is sure to please.
Recipe by 5 Minutes for Mom at http://www.5minutesformom.com/84032/kale-sausage-lentil-soup/