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Lentil Stew

Savor the comforting blend of tender lentils, aromatic spices, and vibrant vegetables in this hearty lentil stew. Recipe source: USDA MyPlate

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Servings: 10
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil (or Canola Oil)
  • 1 Onion, large and chopped
  • 3 large Carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup dry Lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans diced Tomatoes, low-sodium
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
Preparation
  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add chopped onion.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Stir in garlic powder, carrots, lentils, tomatoes, water, and chili powder.
  5. Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes or until lentils are tender.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup % Daily Value
Calories 113
Fat 2 g 3%
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 52 mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20 g 7%
Fiber 7 g 25%
Sugars 6 g
Protein 6 g 12%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Carrots are a good source of vitamins A, K and B6.

Cooked lentils are rich in folate and iron.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

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