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Turkey Sausage and Legume Soup May 11, 2008

Filed under: Main Dish,Soup/Stew — cookinghussy @ 8:45 pm

I adapted this recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen to what I had on hand. What I didn’t have was 9 plus hours to slow roast tomatoes, so I used regular old canned tomatoes instead, which lead to what I’m sure is a very different tasting soup. It was a tasty soup and very filling with lentils, garbanzo beans and turkey sausage.

1 package turkey sausage – sliced
1 onion
1 T. dried parsley
2 t. dried fennel
2 cloves garlic – minced
2 cans diced tomatoes (juice included)
2 C. garbanzo beans
1/2 C. lentils
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups water

In a large pot, saute onion and sausage in a little oil for about 5 minutes. Add herbs and garlic and cook for a couple more minutes before adding in the tomatoes, stock, water, garbanzo beans and lentils. Simmer for 30-40 minutes or until the lentils are completely cooked. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm.

Notes: Last Sunday I soaked dried garbanzo beans and then cooked them. They taste far better than canned beans and I used them for this soup along with a big batch of sun-dried tomato hummus and in a salad.

Servings: 6 servings

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