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

Micol Negrin
Recipe by Cooking Light


Lee Harrelson

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

341 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 7g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 26.4g; carbohydrates 43.6g; fiber 7.7g; cholesterol 33mg; iron 5.8mg; sodium 731mg; calcium 38mg.