1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 celery stalks, sliced 6 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa), coarsely chopped 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 4 cups water 2 cups green lentils 1 strip (3 inches long) orange rind 1 tsp crumbled dried marjoram 1 tsp crumbled dried savory 3 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 potatoes, peeled and diced salt and pepper
In large heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; add onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add celery and sausage; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add stock, water, lentils, orange rind, marjoram and savory; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover partially and simmer for 30 minutes. Add carrots and potatoes; cover partially and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 35 minutes or until lentils are tender. Discard orange rind. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Nutritional Analysis: Calories 408 Total fat 12 g (24% calories) Sat. fat 3 g Fibre 9 g Protein 25 g CHO 52 g Cholesterol 19 mg Sodium 871
Makes: 6 main-course servings- about 1 1/4 cups each