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Delicious Lentil Stew

Delicious Lentil Stew

192 Ratings
192 Ratings
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Delicious Lentil Stew
Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Lentils are a great variety of dried legume! They are full of protein, fiber, and nutrients like iron; have a great taste; and cook faster than dried beans because they do not require pre-soaking. Try them in this hearty stew for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups lentils (dry, washed, soaking not necessary)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 carrots (large, cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 8 celery stalks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can whole tomatoes, low-sodium (14.5 ounce, cut into pieces or 3-4 fresh tomatoes cut in wedges)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet.
  3. Sauté onion until tender.
  4. Add water, lentils, Worcestershire sauce, oregano, and garlic powder.
  5. Cover, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 45 minutes.
  6. Add carrots, celery, and salt.
  7. Cover and simmer 30 minutes more or until the vegetables are tender.
  8. Add tomatoes. Heat thoroughly and serve.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source:

Go With Beans
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service
Eau Claire County

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (394g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 225
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 85 mg
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 883 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 225
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 8 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 85 mg
Potassium 883 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Copper 438 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 68 mg
Phosphorus 286 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 418 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 276 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 56 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 3/4 cups
Protein Foods 3 ounces

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