Lentil, Kale & Sausage Stew

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 40 min 4
Lentil, Kale & Sausage Stew
Health Highlights
A cozy and nutritious stew for a cold winter night!


2 sausage Turkey sausage, lean (nitrate-free; casing removed)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
6 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
1 bunch Black kale
1 medium potato Sweet potato (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
1 cup Lentils, raw


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over med-high heat
  2. Remove sausage from casings and cook in the pot, stir frequently until browned for about 8-10 mins (while you are waiting, prepare onions, garlic, and steps 5-7)
  3. Add diced onions to the pot and cook for about 3-5 mins, stirring frequently
  4. Chop garlic, add to the pot and cook for about 1 min
  5. Measure out the chicken stock
  6. Wash and pat dry the chopped kale, peel and dice sweet potatoes
  7. Rinse lentils in cold water and drain 
  8. Add chicken stock, vegetables, and lentils to the pot
  9. Bring to a boil, stir and reduce heat and simmer until lentils and sweet potatoes are tender for about 30-35 mins. Stir every so often. 




Best Protein Source

  • For a healthier option, try a grass-fed, FREE of antibiotics, nitrates, and hormones sausage meat

Quick Tips

  • Soak lentils for about 2-4 hours to reduce cooking time.
  • Leftovers? allow the stew to cool, keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 389
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 13.1
Total Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 21.8 mg
Sodium 567 mg
Potassium 1315 mg
Total Carbohydrate 57 g
Dietary Fiber 10.3 g
Sugars 8.0 g
Protein 25.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 4.7

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