Spicy Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Enjolinfam

From Cooking Light, this sounds like a really yummy stew and healthy for you too! Ethiopian Berbere spice is a mixture of dried chiles, cloves, ginger, coriander, and allspice that Cooking Light says can be found at gourmet markets and specialty stores.

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  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook 15 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add ginger and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in tomato paste and Berbere spice; cook 1 minute, stirring to combine. Gradually add broth, stirring with a whisk until blended. Increase heat to medium-high; bring to a simmer.
  2. Rinse lentils in cold water; drain. Add lentils to broth mixture; simmer, partially covered, 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over rice.

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