Lentil Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.9
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,837.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 16.4 g
  • Protein: 14.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 cups dry lentils
    7 cups of water
    1 can diced tomatoes
    medium onion, chopped
    green bell pepper, chopped
    1-2 medium carrots, peeled & chopped
    2 medium potatoes, peeled & quartered
    4 cloves of garlic, whole & unpeeled
    2 bay leaves (whole)
    salt & pepper

    Paprika (sweet pimento)


Put water and lentils on medium heat, add can of tomato without draining. Add chopped onions, peppers, carrots, potato and whole garlic cloves. Add bay leaves and salt & pepper to taste.

Once it starts to simmer on medium heat, bring to medium-low heat to keep it simmering slowly. This will keep the lentils from breaking open. Cook for approx. 45 minutes covered. Stir occasionaly.

Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRIANA614.

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