Beauty in a bowl! This dish contains kale - an amazing leafy green containing high amounts of essentials vitamins and minerals that are vital to wellbeing inside and out. Kale has a high amount of vitamin C and vitamin A. One study done on women(aged 40-74) who had a higher intake of Vitamin C had improved skin health with a reduction of wrinkles and dry skin. Plus it's a perfect one-pot wonder for a family friendly dinner on a busy evening.

Sausage and Lentil Hotpot with Kale

Ingredients - serves 4

  • 60 ml natural yoghurt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Medium onion
  • 250g fresh kale
  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 400 g good quality sausages with high meat quantity cut into slices
  • 400 g of tinned or fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 200 ml water
  • 320g cooked puy/green lentils 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Heat a splash of olive oil in a stew pot and fry the cut up sausage until golden brown.
  2. Add chopped garlic, diced onions, chopped thyme and reduce heat.
  3. Place a lid over and cook for roughly 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and light brown.
  4. Add the lentils, tin tomatoes and the water to the pot.
  5. Bring back to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Stir in the yoghurt and kale and mix well.
  7. Simmer for a further 10 minutes without a lid.
  8. Season to taste and laddle into a bowl to serve.