Sausage Lentil Soup
16 oz Hot Italian Sausage
1 cup carrot, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1/2 green pepper, diced
1 large onion, chopped
2 cups sweet potato/yam, diced
2 cups frozen vegetable mix
1 cup lentil, rinsed
2 beef bouillon cubes
2 cup shredded kale, firmly packed
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon dried basil
5 cups hot water
sour cream for topping (optional)
Remove sausage skin. In a large skillet, brown sausage over high heat. Use your spatula to break the meat in small pieces. Stir for about 2-3 minutes.
Place prepared vegetables in crock pot.
In a large bowl, dissolve beef bouillon cubes in hot water. Add basil, chopped cilantro and lentil.
Pour lentil mixture over the vegetables and place sausage on top. Don't stir.
Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or on low for 10-12 hours.
Serve with sour cream.