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Red Lentil Soup with Farro and Turkey Sausage

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Red Lentil Soup with Farro and Turkey Sausage

Light and lemony goodness. Full of healthy and hearty ingredients.

  • Serves 8
  • Medium

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This soup is great to make in big batches and freeze. It serves about 8 as the recipe is written, but is easy to double.

Red Lentil Soup with Farro and Turkey Sausage

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Soak Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Fusion, Turkish
Keyword: carrots, chili powder, cumin, farro, garlic, ginger, Green onions, red lentils, turkey sausage
Servings: 8
Calories: 448kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 cups soaked red lentils
  • 2 small onions chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh minced ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 carrots medium sized, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups chicken broth divided
  • 2 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup farro
  • 3/4 lb turkey sausage casings removed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp tahini heaping
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • olive for sautéing

Nutrition

Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 1032mg | Potassium: 1090mg | Fiber: 27g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5644IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 7mg
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Steps

1
Done
1 1/2 hours

Soak lentils in a bowl of cold water for 1 1/2 hours

2
Done
25 minutes

Rinse farro and place in a pot with two cups of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Once boiling lower heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.

3
Done
10 minutes

While the farro is cooking, remove turkey sausage from casings and sauté on high heat until fully cooked. Set aside

4
Done
5 minutes

Peel ginger and garlic. Mince. Peel onions and chop. Peel carrots and chop

5
Done
5 minutes

Heat oil in a heavy pot. Add ginger, garlic and onion. Cook over medium heat for about five minutes

6
Done
10 minutes

Add the carrots, tomato sauce and one cup of chicken broth. Cook on medium to low for another 10 minutes

7
Done

Add cumin, paprika and chili powder

8
Done

Add one cup of chicken broth and two cups of vegetable broth. Add lentils and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

9
Done
5-8 minutes

With the immersion blender, puree the mixture until smooth. This took me about 5 minutes with a 2 speed immersion blender.

10
Done

Once the soup is smooth, add the turkey sausage and the farro. Simmer just long enough to make sure everything is warm.

Shannon

Obsessed with Wegman's and British television. Capricorn. Ina Garten/Julia Child devotee. Favorite haunts: library, any cheese section in a store, Williams Sonoma and my kitchen. Life is short...kiss the guy, drink the wine, laugh at the dirty joke and eat the dessert.

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