Smoked Sausage-Lentil Stew
Combine lentils, broth, the water, sausage, fennel, onion, carrot, garlic, thyme, and pepper in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker (see Tip).Advertisement
Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on High for 4 to 5 hours.
Stir in vinegar before serving. If desired, garnish each serving with the reserved fennel tops.
Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.
Equipment: 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker
1 1/2 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 vegetable