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Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew Recipe

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


Submitted by bekka78

Makes 6 servings



This hearty stew offers rich flavor at an approachable price. Warm pieces of naan bread make the perfect accompaniment.

Recipe Ingredients for Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil*
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 chile pepper, such as serrano or jalapeno, stemmed, seeded and chopped, more to taste
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons garam masala
1/4 cup sesame seeds
3 cups garbanzo beans (chick peas),* drained and rinsed
1/2 cup dried red lentils
28 ounce tomato puree
2 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup pitted black olives
1/2 cup yogurt

Recipe Directions for Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew

Heat olive oil in a pan and sauté the onions. Add peppers, garlic, garam masala and sesame seeds and cook until peppers begin to soften. Combine everything except the yogurt in the slow cooker and cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Add yogurt about 15 minutes before serving.
Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 386.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
589
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
383mg
16%
Potassium
1789mg
51%
Total Carbohydrates
88.0g
29%
Dietary Fiber
26.0g
104%
Sugars
19.9g
Protein
29.8g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 25% Iron 62%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
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