Lentil Stew Recipe
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This hearty stew is a favorite with our family, along with a basket of homemade breadsticks. Since lentils don't require the long soaking time that dried beans do, you can begin making this dish just an hour before supper—not the night before!—Carol Wolfer, Lebanon, Oregon
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 50 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring the lentils, water and bouillon to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
Stir in the remaining ingredients. Return to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes longer or until lentils and vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lentil Stew in Country Ground Beef 1993, p74

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 200 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 628mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 11g fiber), 17g protein.

  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  1. In a large saucepan, bring the lentils, water and bouillon to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Return to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes longer or until lentils and vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lentil Stew in Country Ground Beef 1993, p74

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po511 User ID: 6384887 20494
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2014

"This was so simple to make and was delicious and filling!"

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Lizandjuan User ID: 716309 74141
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"Delicious and ridiculously easy! My family loves it."

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Shoes58 User ID: 2519954 41775
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"what a wonderful weekday dish. comes together with little effort. tastes great and is very warm and satisfying on a winter's night. a keeper. (did substitute low sodium beef broth for water & bouillon cube. added no salt seasoning blend. so we could feel pretty healthy too!"

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lindalovestocook User ID: 4034697 18938
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2010

"We're trying to eat healthier so I tried this recipe. I did add a can of diced tomatoes and a little salt and pepper. We loved it and would definitely make it again."

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