This simple sausage stew with lentils is deliciously satisfying and good for you too.
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living
1green bell pepper, chopped
1poundItalian-style turkey sausage, crumbled
3garlic cloves, minced
1can(14-15 ounces) low-sodium tomatoes, undrained
1/2teaspoondried Italian seasoning
1/2teaspoonground black pepper
In a large high-sided skillet set over medium heat, warm the oil until glistening.
Add the onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring often, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
Stir in the sausage and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally and breaking up the sausage, until it is no longer pink, about 8 minutes more.
Stir in the lentils, broth, tomatoes with their juices, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning, thyme, and black pepper. Heat to boiling then reduce the heat to LOW, cover and simmer, 40 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
If the mixture gets too dry, add more broth to achieve desired consistency.
Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.