Lentil Stew with Smoked Turkey Sausage
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 16 oz. pkg. Kowalski's Fresh Soup Mix
- 3 tbsp. flour
- 8 cups chicken broth
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
- 1 ½ cups dried lentils
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp. Kowalski's Coarse Ground Black Pepper
- 12 oz. smoked turkey sausage, sliced
In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil; cook soup mix until softened (about 10 min.). Whisk in flour; cook 2 min. Pour in broth; add bay leaf, thyme, lentils, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer. Cook until lentils are tender (65-75 min.); stir in sausage; heat through.
Good to Know: Kowalski's Fresh Soup Mix is available in the Produce Department. Or you can use approximately 3 cups of finely chopped mixed vegetables, such as carrots, celery, onions, leeks and parsnips.