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Kale, Lentil, and Sausage Slow Cooker Soup3

Kale, Lentil and Sausage Slow Cooker Soup

  • Author: Holley Grainger
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 4 hours HIGH or 7-8 hrs LOW
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 min HIGH or 8 hrs 10 min LOW
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish, Dinner, Soup
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Ingredients

  • 4 4 carrots (chopped (about 1 cup))
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 8 oz mild turkey sausage (use hot, if desired)
  • 1 10-oz package dried green lentils (about 1 cup dried)
  • 32 oz vegetable broth
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped kale (stems removed)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients except kale in a 6-quart slow cooker. Stir and cover. Cook on LOW for 7-8 hours or on HIGH for 4 hours.
  2. When vegetables and lentils are tender, add kale and cook on HIGH for 15 more minutes or until kale is wilted. Serve immediately or cool and refrigerate or freeze in an air tight container.