Italian lentil and sausage slow cooker stew
1 medium clove(s), minced
1 small, chopped
Dried shiitake mushroom(s)
1 cup(s), caps, sliced
1 cup(s), washed and picked over
Cooked spinach (salted)
3 cup(s), coarsely chopped
Cooked chicken sausage(s)
12 oz, spicy, sliced into 1/2 inch-thick pieces
Fat free chicken broth
- Heat oil in medium skillet. Add garlic, onion and mushrooms; sauté until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Place vegetables in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker; add lentils, bay leaves, broccoli rabe, sausage, broth, salt and pepper in order listed.
- Cover slow cooker and cook on low setting for 7 hours; remove bay leaves and stir well before serving. Yields about 1 3/4 cups per serving (including some cooking liquid).