Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

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

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.

Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

Meanwhile, in a large stockpot or dutch oven, heat the olive oil over low heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until soft.

Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

Add carrots, cook 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.

Easy Lentil Stew

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.

Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

Cook 5 more minutes to marry all of the flavors, and then serve hot.

Easy Lentil Stew Recipe

Also ceck out these other recipes:

Guinness Stew Pot Pies
Soul Warming Homemade Chili
Easy Beef Stroganoff

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Megin - September 23, 2015

This looks amazing ~ I love lentil stew. It’s certainly getting to be fall and time for soups/stews.

Thank you for sharing this week at Brag About It link party on VMG206 (Mondays at Midnight).
~ Megin of VMG206

CJ Huang - September 25, 2015

I’m definitely liking this lentil stew – sounds perfect as the weather cools a bit, and sounds so yummy (and nutritious)! I hope you can stop on by and share this or any other recipe with us on Five Friday Finds!

Katie - September 25, 2015

Looks delicious!! Thanks so much for sharing!


Dorothy - October 20, 2016

How many does it serve?

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