Smoked turkey sausage adds incredible flavor to this easy slow-cooker stew recipe which is full of iron- and protein-rich lentils. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; 2.9 g total fat; 0.7 g saturated fat; 19 mg cholesterol; 586 mg sodium. 492 mg potassium; 29.8 g carbohydrates; 13.5 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 17.1 g protein; 1572 IU vitamin a iu; 6 mg vitamin c; 202 mcg folate; 45 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 51 mg magnesium;