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Rosemary-Scented Lentils and Sausage Recipe

Looking for an easy Rosemary-Scented Lentils and Sausage recipe? Learn how to make Rosemary-Scented Lentils and Sausage using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by goodkittie

Makes 6 servings



To make this spicy dish even spicier, use hot Italian turkey sausage.

Recipe Ingredients for Rosemary-Scented Lentils and Sausage

4 cups water
4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 cups green lentils
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups minced yellow onion (about 1 large)
1/2 cup minced carrot (about 1 medium)
2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 pound turkey Italian sausage
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1 dash cayenne pepper
1 dash of ground red pepper

Recipe Directions for Rosemary-Scented Lentils and Sausage

  1. Combine 4 cups water, broth, and lentils in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Cook 30 minutes or until almost tender.

  2. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, rosemary, and garlic to pan. Sauté 10 minutes or until tender. Add sausage; cook 5 minutes, stirring to crumble. Add tomato paste and remaining ingredients; cook for 1 minute or until heated. Add sausage mixture to lentils; bring to a boil. Cook 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 473.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
328
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
746mg
31%
Potassium
737mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
44.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
20.7g
83%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
24.6g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 8% Iron 32%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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