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Lentil Stew Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil Stew recipe? Learn how to make Lentil Stew using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by js1973

Makes 8 servings



A hearty and super healthy lentil stew. Serve over brown rice for a delicious cold weather meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Stew

2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped carrots
3 cloves garlic
2 tsp italian seasoning
1 quart tomatoes
2 cups dried lentils
32 oz chicken broth
1 cup chopped spinach
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 cups water
1 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Lentil Stew

  1. Chop onion, celery, carrots and garlic. Saute in olive oil until translucent.

  2. Add seasoning, tomatoes, broth and lentils. Bring to a boil then simmer for at least 45 mins. Depending on thickness you may need to add up to 2 cups of water.

  3. After simmering add vinegar and spinach. Continue simmering until spinach has wilted.

  4. Serve over a bed of brown rice.

Categories

Beans, Soup, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
395mg
16%
Potassium
869mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
36.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
16.6g
66%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
15.9g
Vitamin A 67% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 6% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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