Vegean Winter Lentil Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 211.0
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 696.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.1 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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Introduction


A rich and hearty medley of vegetables, lentils, and herbs makes this freezer-friendly Vegan Winter Lentil Stew the perfect cold-weather comfort food.

A rich and hearty medley of vegetables, lentils, and herbs makes this freezer-friendly Vegan Winter Lentil Stew the perfect cold-weather comfort food.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 tbsp Olive Oil
    1 cup, sliced Onions diced
    4 clove Garlic minced
    4 carrots (About 1/2 lb) peeled, cut into half rounds
    4 stalk, large (11"-12" long) Celery diced
    2 lbs Potatoes pealed and cubed into 1 inch pieces
    1 cup Lentils
    1 tsp Rosemary, dried
    .5 tsp Thyme, ground
    2 tbsp Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard
    1.5 tbsp Soy Sauce
    6 tbsp unpacked Brown Sugar
    6 cup Imagine Organic Vegetable Broth
    1 cup Peas, frozen

Tips

It helps to prepare the vegetables first - the steps go pretty fast


Directions

Dice the onion and mince the garlic.

Add the olive oil, onion, and garlic to a large soup pot and begin to sauté over medium heat.

While the onion and garlic are sautéing, dice the celery, then add it to the pot and continue to sauté.

As the celery, onion, and garlic are sautéing, peel and chop the carrots into half rounds. Add the carrots to the pot and continue to sauté.

As the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots are sautéing, peel and cube the potatoes into1-inch pieces. Add the cubed potatoes to the pot along with the lentils, rosemary, thyme, Dijon, soy sauce, brown sugar, and vegetable broth.

Stir the ingredients to combine, then place a lid on the pot, turn the heat up to high, and bring the stew up to a boil. Once it reaches a boil, turn the heat down to low and let it simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Toward the end of the simmer time, when the potatoes are very soft, begin to mash the potatoes a bit as you stir. This will help thicken the stew.

Finally, after 30 minutes, stir in the frozen peas and allow them to heat through. Taste the stew and add salt if needed (this will depend on the salt content of your broth, I did not add any extra). Serve hot and enjoy!

Serving Size: 8 servings 1.5 cups each

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MICHELLE_391.

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