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Lentil And Sweet Italian Sausage Soup

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  Sweet italian sausage 6 Ounce, casings removed
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Canned diced tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Brown lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), picked over and rinsed
  Fat free low sodium chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Spray a 6-quart saucepan with non-stick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until browned, 4-5 minutes. Stir in the onion, celery, carrot, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for 10 minutes.
2. Stir in the lentils, broth and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the lentils are tender, about 30-40 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1267 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51 mg17%

Sodium 2094.1 mg87.3%

Total Carbohydrates 185 g61.6%

Dietary Fiber 71.8 g287.2%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 92 g183.4%

Vitamin A 266.6% Vitamin C 113.5%

Calcium 48.4% Iron 128.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil And Sweet Italian Sausage Soup Recipe