Hearty Lentil Stew

Hearty Lentil Stew

Hearty Lentil Stew


Makes 6 servings


1 cup dried lentils, rinsed and sorted
1 package (16 ounces) frozen green beans, thawed
2 cups cauliflower florets
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup baby carrots, cut into halves crosswise
3 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 can (15 ounces) chunky tomato sauce with garlic and herbs
1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts


  1. Place lentils in slow cooker. Top with green beans, cauliflower, onion and carrots.
  2. Combine broth, cumin and ginger in large bowl; mix well. Pour mixture over vegetables in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 9 to 11 hours.
  3. Stir in tomato sauce. Cover; cook on LOW 10 minutes. Ladle stew into bowls. Sprinkle peanuts evenly over each serving.

Nutritional Information

Calories 264
Calories from Fat 22 %
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 16 g
Protein 19 g
Sodium 667 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Vegetable 1
Meat 1
Fat 1

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