Try this stew instead of traditional meat stew. The lentils give you lots of protein and a full day’s fiber.
2 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 package frozen sliced carrots
1 package dry brown lentils
3 cans diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon chili powder
3 cups water or vegetable broth
- Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
- Add chopped onion.
- Cook for 3 minutes, or until tender.
- Stir in garlic powder, carrots, lentils, tomatoes, water and chili powder.
- Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes or until lentils are tender.
Prep and cook time:
Prep Time: 2 min. Cook Time: 25 min.
Amount per serving: 110 calories; Carbohydrate: 20g; Fat: 1g; Protein: 6g; Fiber: 6g
Maryland Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program