Lentil Stew


Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew

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 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


  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.



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