19 Reviews

This was really tasty and I'm not even a huge lentil fan! I'm vegetarian so I used water and vegetable bouillon cubes instead of chicken broth and used Italian seasoning instead of the parsley and basil. Next time I think I will use a little less lentils and more root vegetables.

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Kathy Hope January 20, 2010

Seriously amazing flavor AND a hearty vegetarian stew in one! I served the stew with a drizzle of olive oil - the olive oil helps the body pick up and process the lycopene in the tomatoes. Then again, the stew's minimal fat content is also a fabulous excuse to make a homemade bread and serve with a generous slather of organic butter. YUM! This one-pot meal will definitely be placed into regular rotation in my household... have already squirreled away left overs in the freezer and am eagerly awaiting the next cold day. Thank you for a fantastic, tasty and filling stew!

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ChezBoo October 17, 2013

Easy and very tasty. Since we are vegetarians I used vegetable broth and, as per comments, doubled the carrots, onions and potato. Had no parsley and added some extra garlic. Don't omit the basil. It takes a while to simmer but it's still an easy weeknight meal. Highly recommended.

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Kumquat the Cat's friend October 15, 2013

This is good, inexpensive, and easy. We left out the garlic (by mistake) but I think it really needed it. Otherwise, a great weeknight staple. Thanks Mimi in Maine....

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jennyblender September 28, 2012

Absolutely love this! The only spice I use is curry powder. Not too much, 2tabkespoons gives a mild spicy flavour. Serve over brown rice and cauliflower.

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Emm C. May 22, 2016

It's a common occurrence for me to crave this recipe. I LOVE it. It's really incredibly easy and quick to make and it fits nicely in my student budget. I've made it quite a few times now and adore it.

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Ashlynn Harms July 08, 2015

Really great, hearty, healthy recipe!I doubled the recipe and it made a lot!! But, I'll love having this on hand for a quick meal this week. Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

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Lucky in Bayview April 05, 2014

Great comfort food. I've made this stew many times now. It does not disappoint!

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anozira86 January 25, 2014

Made this stew for lunch on a chilly fall day. DH is not a lentil fan but ate it anyways, on the other hand I enjoyed it. It was a filling inexpensive meal that was served with crackers. Thank you!

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drinkmore October 28, 2013
Easy Lentil Stew