Turkey Sausage and Lentil Soup

Culinary Setting
Turkey Broth, Turkey Sausage


1 tbsp olive oil

2 c chopped onion

1 c diced celery

4 oz (about 3/4 c) TURKEY KIELBASA, chopped

2 tsp dried thyme leaves

1-1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

4 c TURKEY BROTH or reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained

1 c red or brown lentils, picked over and rinsed

1 (5-oz) package baby spinach leaves


Heat oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions and celery; cook and stir 3 minutes.

Add turkey kielbasa; cook and stir 3 minutes longer or until kielbasa is lightly browned and vegetables are softened. Stir in thyme, garlic powder, paprika and red pepper flakes; cook and stir 2 minutes or until fragrant.

Stir in broth, tomatoes and lentils. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until lentils are tender.

Stir in spinach. Simmer until wilted. Ladle into soup bowls to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 172

Total Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 9 g

Sodium 468 mg

Total Carbohydrates 23 g

Protein 11 g