Cajun Lentil Stew

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 3-quart saucepan, saute the onion and garlic in oil until tender.
  • Add water and bay leaf; bring to a boil.
  • Stir in lentils and return to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, breaking them up; add wine, tomato paste, sugar, basil, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Bring stew to a boil; then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes; add zucchini and simmer 15 minutes more.
  • Discard bay leaf before serving.
  • Serve over grilled slices of polenta or steamed brown rice, if desired.
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