Beef Lentil Stew w/sweet potato & acorn squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 347.8
  • Total Fat: 13.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.2 mg
  • Sodium: 317.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 17.4 g

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Hearty stew you can make with or without the beef. Hearty stew you can make with or without the beef.
Number of Servings: 10


    1 lb. Beef chuck, arm pot roast, cubed
    2 cup Lentils
    1.5 cup Red Potato, cubed
    1 cup Squash, winter, acorn, raw, cubed
    2 cup Onions, chopped
    1.5 cup Sweet potato, cubed
    1 cup Carrots, raw, chopped
    .75 cup Celery, raw, diced
    2 cup White Wine
    3 cup Pacific Natural Foods Beef Broth,
    2 cup Water, tap,
    6 oz Green Chile
    0.5 cup Mushrooms, canned
    0.5 cup Olive Oil
    0.5 cup Flour, white
    1 tbsp Rosemary
    1 tbsp Sage
    1 tbsp Thyme
    3 tsp Lea & Perrins, Worcestershire Sauce
    3 tsp Kitchen Bouquet Browning & Seasoning sauce


Makes 10 1-cup servings

1) Place diced red potato, sweet potato, and acorn squash on baking sheet, coated with PAM in oven for 30 minutes at 450 degrees to roast.

2) Meanwhile sweat onions in dutch oven with two tablespoons of the olive oil.

3) When onions start to become transparent add carrots and celery, continue to simmer on low.

4) Add two cups of beef broth and the 2 cups of white wine, I used a Reisling. Continue to simmer.

5) In another pan brown meat then add to dutch oven, in same pan add remain olive oil and flour and make a roux. Once thickend, slowly add water to thin out slightly. Add to dutch oven.

6) Add the roasted red potato, sweet potato, and acorn squash to pot.

7) Add green chile and drained mushrooms (if you want to use fresh mushrooms, sweat them when you add the carrots and celery so they can sweat a bit).

8) Add cup of broth if needed, add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.

Serve with your favorite bread or French loaf.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REDBUBBLES.

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  • This recipe looks great and I can't wait to try it, but I am wondering when I would add the lentils. - 10/7/09

    Reply from REDBUBBLES (10/8/09)
    Lentils can be added at the begining when you had the broth, they just need to be rinsed and will cook up with the stew. They are one of the easiest legumes to cook with.

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