Red Lentil StewSubmitted by: FISHPORT
IntroductionA basic red lentil stew with tomatoes. You can change up the veggies and seasonings for a variety of different stews. A basic red lentil stew with tomatoes. You can change up the veggies and seasonings for a variety of different stews.
2 cups red lentils
2 tsp olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 large carrots, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
Fresh ground black pepper
Few sprigs of fresh thyme
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tbsp tomato paste
28 oz can diced tomatoes, low or no salt, drained
4 cups vegetable stock, preferably homemade or low salt
Be sure to rinse/pick over lentils before using.
If you don't want as much of a mushy consistency, use a combination of red and brown lentils. The brown lentils don't fall apart as easily during cooking.
Serving Size: Makes approximately 6 1-cup servings
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FISHPORT.