Smoky Red Lentil Stew

by | Dec 19, 2020 | Gluten Free, Lunch/Dinner, Recipes

SMOKY RED LENTIL STEW

Ingredients
  

  • 3 TBSP OLIVE OIL
  • 2 LARGE CARROTS DICED 1 MEDIUM ONION
  • 2 STALKS CELERY
  • 3 CLOVES GARLIC
  • 1 TBSP BALSAMIC
  • VINEGAR
  • 2 TBSP SMOKED PAPRIKA 1/4 TSP CAYENNE
  • 1 1/4 CUP RED LENTILS 4 CUPS VEGETABLE STOCK
  • SEA SALT AND BLACK PEPPER
  • 2 TBSP LEMON JUICE CHOPPED FRESH HERBS

Instructions
 

  • IN A LARGE POT OR DEEP BRAISER, HEAT OLIVE OIL OVER MEDIUM HEAT. ADD CARROTS, ONION, AND CELERY. STIR AND SAUTE FOR ABOUT 5-6 MINUTES.
  • ADD THE GARLIC AND STIR UNTIL FRAGRANT. THEN ADD THE BALSAMIC VINEGAR, PAPRIKA, CUMIN, CAYENNE AND LENTILS, STIRRING CONSISTENTLY.
  • ADD THE VEGETABLE STOCK, SALT, AND PEPPER TO THE POT. STIR AND BRING THE STEW UP TO A SIMMER. COVER THE POT HALFWAY WITH A LID AND LET THE STEW SIMMER ABOUT 7-10 MINUTES. STIR IN THE LEMON JUICE.
  • SERVE THE STEW HOT WITH CHOPPED FRESH HERBS AND EXTRA LEMON.

Notes

GLUTEN FREE, VEGETARIAN, VEGAN INGREDIENTS
Christi Buck, RDN, LD, CLT
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Certified LEAP Therapist
Nutrition Response Testing Practioner

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