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Lentil and Farro Sausage Soup

Lentil and Farro Sausage Soup

This recipe is 5 SmartPoints per serving, about 1 cup of soup.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup farro
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 3 large carrots chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup lentils
  • 3 leaves bay
  • 15 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes undrained
  • 6 oz uncooked chicken sausage links
  • 4 handfuls of baby kale chopped


  • In a large pot, heat the olive oil.  Once it's hot, add the sausage, onion, garlic and carrots and cook until the sausage is cooked, about 8 minutes. Stir in cumin.
  • Add the chicken broth, water, lentils farro, and the bay leaves. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered for about 45 minutes, or until the lentils and farro are cooked.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and kale. Keep stirring the kale until it begins to wilt.  Serve immediately.
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Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.3g | Protein: 11.2g | Fat: 6.5g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Cholesterol: 20.4mg | Fiber: 4.1g | Sugar: 4.2g