Wonderful Slow Cooker Lentils
photo by *Parsley*
- Ready In:
- 2hrs 50mins
- 1 3⁄4 cups lentils, sorted and rinsed
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes, with liquid
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2 large carrots, sliced
- 1⁄2 cup sliced celery
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 1 bay leaf
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon marjoram
- 1⁄8 teaspoon sage
- 1⁄8 teaspoon thyme
- fresh ground pepper
- 1⁄2 lb low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
- Place all ingredients, except the cheese, in the crockpot, stir.
- Cook on high setting for 2-1/2 hours, or until the lentils are tender.
- Stir in the cheese until it is melted and serve.
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Originally made Nov.19 : I doubled the recipe for my 6L crockpot and brought this to a potluck dinner. 3L got eaten up and I had 3L left to freeze. Itz a good comfort food! Dec.5 : Thawed for dinner. Came out more like a soup, which was still good. I added grilled (cubed)chicken and parmesan cheese! yummy!
First let me say that lentils have never been something I was too interested in eating. But my mom has been trying to be more vegetarian and I decided to try this. Surprisingly, I really like this a lot. And of course I like that I can throw everything in a crock pot and not worry about it. Thank you!
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