Spicy Lentil and Sausage Soup
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olive oil1 Tbsp
uncooked onion(s)1 medium, chopped
green pepper(s)1 medium, seeded and chopped
kielbasa4 oz, low-fat, thinly sliced
garlic clove(s)2 clove(s), medium, minced
ground cumin1 tsp
reduced-sodium chicken broth4 cup(s)
dry lentils1 cup(s), picked over, rinsed and drained
fat free salsa¾ cup(s), or green variety
uncooked potato(es)1 medium, peeled and cubed
yellow summer squash1 medium, cubed
fresh parsley2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped
- Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until very tender, about 8 minutes. Add the kielbasa, garlic, and cumin; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the broth, lentils, and salsa; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, until the lentils are almost tender, about 20 minutes.
- Stir in the potato and squash; return to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, until all of the vegetables and lentils are very tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley. Yields 1 1/3 cups per serving.