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Lentil and Tomato Stew Recipe

What You'll Need


1 cup green lentils, soaked

1 large carrot

1 celery stalk

2 small potatoes

1 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp vegetable broth powder

1 tsp cumin seeds, crushed

2 tsp mustard seeds, crushed

1 Tbsp peanut butter

1 cup tomato puree


How to Make It


1 Soak lentils for 6‐8 hours.

2 Put all the ingredients except for the peanut butter and tomato puree into a medium pot. Add enough water to almost cover the ingredients. Bring to boil and simmer covered for 15 minutes.

3 Add the tomato puree and mix well. Bring to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes. Add extra water if necessary.

4 When the stew is done, mix in the peanut butter. Make sure it’s well incorporated.

5 Garnish with greens (onion, parsley, coriander) and nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavor.

Cooking Tips

If you don’t like the taste of cumin seeds, try caraway seeds.

Use any lentils that you have in hand – red, brown, or green. Remember that red lentils cook more quickly.

If you do not have time to soak the lentils, add more water while preparing and leave more time for them to cook.

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