Lentil Stew

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Lentil Stew
Short description
Try this stew instead of traditional meat stew. The lentils give you lots of protein and a full day’s fiber.
Ingredients

2 teaspoon olive oil
1 onion
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

Directions
  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.
Servings

10

Prep and cook time

Prep Time: 2 min. Cook Time: 25 min.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: 110 calories; Carbohydrate: 20g; Fat: 1g; Protein: 6g; Fiber: 6g

Recipe credit

Maryland Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program