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Vegetarian Lentil Stew

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Here is a nice recipe for vegetarian lentil stew. Serve it with brown rice. I don’t know about you but I love lentils! I could eat them every day! They are delicious, frugal and super healthy – high in protein and low in fat!
  Lentil 10 Ounce, washed
  Celery 2 Large, diced
  Carrot 2 Medium, diced
  Parsley 1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped finely, divided (3/4- Cooking; 1/4- Garnish)
  Yellow onion 1 Large, chopped finely
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Regular salt To Taste
  Green bell pepper To Taste

1. Wash, rinse and drain the lentils.
2. Prepare the other ingredients according to the list.

3. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil.
4. Add onions; cook till translucent for about 5 minutes.
5. Put the celery, carrots. Sauté and cook them till tender.
6. Add the parsley and garlic. Cook till fragrant.
7. Put the lentils and pour 4 cups water to cover the ingredients.
8. Add the dry sherry. Season it with salt and pepper. Stir to mix.
9. Bring it to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
10. Add 2 more cups of water and continue cooking for another 10 minutes. Adjust the salt and mix it.

11. In a serving plate, serve this stew with brown rice or white rice garnished with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 255 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.7%

Saturated Fat 0.79 g4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 166.2 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 16.6 g66.5%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 13 g26.7%

Vitamin A 78.1% Vitamin C 17.8%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 23.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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