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Slow-Cooker Smoked Turkey-Lentil Soup

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Slow-Cooker Smoked Turkey-Lentil Soup
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
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Make this scrumptious slow-cooked soup by adding lentils, vegetables and turkey - garnished with yogurt and oregano sprigs.
Updated Dec 17, 2012

Ingredients

  • 6 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 8 oz dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
  • 1 container (8 oz) refrigerated prechopped celery, onion and bell pepper mix
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 smoked turkey leg (8 oz)
  • Fat-free Greek plain yogurt, if desired
  • Fresh oregano sprigs, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, stir together broth, lentils, prechopped vegetables, oregano and pepper; add turkey leg.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until lentils are tender and turkey falls off bone.
  • 3
    Remove turkey leg from slow cooker. Remove and discard skin. Shred meat; discard bone. Return meat to slow cooker; stir well. Ladle soup into 8 bowls; garnish with yogurt and oregano sprigs.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Fresh oregano provides lots of flavor and eliminates the need to add extra salt, but you can use the dried variety, if you prefer.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 13g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Total Fat
3g
0%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
Sodium
650mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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