Chicken-lentil stewSubmitted by: RUTHXG
IntroductionIdeal for slow cooker, high in protein, fiber, vitamin A, & iron--& scrumptious. Ideal for slow cooker, high in protein, fiber, vitamin A, & iron--& scrumptious.
1.5 c. dry lentils
1.5 c. chopped sweet potato
2 large carrots, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, diced
7 small mushrooms, chopped
1.5 c. frozen or fresh green beans
0.5 c. quinoa (uncooked)
0.5 t. cayenne pepper
2 t. salt
0.5 t. pepper
1 T. cumin
1 t. turmeric
6 c. homemade chicken broth (no added salt)
1 c. water
2 c. chopped cooked chicken, mixed light & dark meat
sprigs of fresh cilantro
About half an hour before the meal, add chicken to pot & mix well; cover & continue cooking 30 mins. Garnish with cilantro sprigs (or chopped cilantro) to serve.
Can be made on stovetop, of course; allow to cook for about an hour in that case.
Makes 11 1-cup servings.
Number of Servings: 11
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUTHXG.