Hearty Lentil Stew
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Serves: 6 to 8 (makes about 10 cups)
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1½ pounds white potatoes, peeled and chopped (about 4½ cups)
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced (about 1½ cups)
  • 1½ cups dry/uncooked brown lentils, rinsed
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 cups chopped green cabbage
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of water in a soup pot over medium-high heat. When the water starts to sputter, add the onion and cook while stirring for 3 to 5 minutes, adding a little water as needed.
  2. Add the 8 cups water, potatoes, carrots, lentils, celery, Italian seasoning, granulated garlic, and cumin, and bring to a boil, uncovered. Reduce the heat to medium-low, then cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  3. Stir in the cabbage, then cover and cook for 10 minutes more, or until the lentils are tender.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅛ recipe, 1.25 cups Calories: 207 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 0.1g Carbohydrates: 41.8g Sugar: 5.4g Sodium: 57mg Fiber: 9.6g Protein: 10.2g Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Straight Up Food at https://www.straightupfood.com/blog/2011/11/11/hearty-lentil-stew/