1 lb Italian sausage

1 cup chopped onion

2 garlic cloves

4 cups vegetable or chicken stock

2 cups dried lentils

1 28 0z can diced tomatoes

1 tsp salt

ยฝ tsp black pepper

5 cups kale leaves

Cook the sausage in a Dutch oven.  Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.  Add the stock along with the lentils, tomatoes, salt and black pepper.  Cook until lentils have softened, about 25 min.  Add the kale and cook for a couple min.  Serve with bread.

Inspired by Real Simple