Easy Lentil Stew Recipe
This Easy Lentil Stew Recipe is one of my favorite vegan recipe. Not only is it easy to make but it’s so delicious too, even my kids love it. It’s a hearty recipe that’s high in protein but low in calorie.
Here’s how to make Easy Lentil Stew Recipe
- 2 cups French lentils
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 1-18oz can whole tomatoes with juice
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 2.5 cups vegetable stock
- 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 3 bay leaves
- Cayenne or paprika, to taste
Place the lentils in a saucepan with just enough water to cover. Simmer over low heat for 20 minutes, drain.
Meanwhile, in a large stockpot or dutch oven, heat the olive oil over low heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until soft.
Add carrots, cook 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
Add the tomatoes, celery, red wine, stock, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves and cayenne – if using. Cook together for 5 minutes, and then add the lentils.
Cook 5 more minutes to marry all of the flavors, and then serve hot.
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