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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup With Smoked Sausage

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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup With Sausage

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup With Sausage -- Large Image of this Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

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This lentil soup is quick and easy to prepare for the slow cooker. Combine the ingredients, cover, and push the button!
Large Image of this Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces lentils, about 1 cup
  • 12 to 16 ounces smoked sausage, your favorite variety, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation:

In a 4 to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the lentils with sausage, chicken broth, onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours, or until lentils are tender. Add tomatoes and salt and continue cooking for an hour or two longer.

Serves 6.

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