Recipe Details

Hearty Lentil Soup

Number of Servings: 9

Serving Size: 1 cup

Lentils, along with all legumes, contain both carbohydrate and protein and are an excellent source of fiber.

Name: Amount:
cooking spray 1 ea
lean smoked pre-cooked turkey sausage (Kielbasa), sliced 14
celery, diced 1 cup
medium onion, diced 1 ea
carrot, diced 1 ea
water 3 cup
14.5-ounce can fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 ea
14.5-ounce cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes 2 ea
dried lentils 1 cup
salt (optional) 0.50 tsp
ground black pepper 1 tsp
bay leaf 1 ea

Coat a large soup pot with cooking spray. Over medium-high heat, saute sausage until lightly brown. Remove from pan.


Add celery, onion, and carrots to pot and saute over medium-high heat for approximately 4 minutes.


Add the sausage and all remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.


Remove bay leaf and serve.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 168
Calories from Fat 39
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 28mg
Sodium 825mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 7g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1 Starch 1 Lean Meat 1 Vegetable