Savory Turkey Sausage and Lentil Soup

A triple hit of flavor from thyme, paprika and crushed red pepper spices up a hearty soup of lentils, turkey kielbasa and spinach.

Serves: Makes 8 (1-cup) servings.
15 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Heat oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions and celery; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add 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; 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.

Cooking tip

Cool soup completely. Ladle into freezer-weight containers. Freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 172Calories: 172Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Sodium: 468mgProtein: 11g
  • Total Fat: 4gFiber: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g