Monday, June 20, 2011

Sausage and Lentils

Course: main meals
P+ Value: 5
Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy


1/3 pound(s) dry lentils
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 medium vidalia onion(s), diced
3 medium carrot(s), chopped
14 oz canned diced tomatoes, in liquid, not drained
3 serving(s) Eckrich Angus sausage, cut into pieces


Rinse and sort lentils. Boil lentils in water for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, drain, and set aside.

To the same pot, add olive oil and sautee onion and carrots until onion is translucent. Add salt to taste.

Add lentils, enough water just to cover, then add tomatoes. Simmer over med-low heat 10-15 minutes or until lentils are tender. Add sausage the last 5 minutes, just to heat through.