Hi Estelle! I will definitely be making this again. The stew will thicken slightly as it sits. Wonderful recipe! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Bring the stew … Those chunks of potatoes, and the greens, just add character to it. Maybe another reader will know this, though. Add 4 cups water, bay leaf, lentils, and potatoes; bring to boil. But I am smitten with how quickly lentils cook and their distinct flavor. Stir in the potatoes and carrots and cook for another five minutes, stirring occasionally, to brown slightly. Healthy one pot Moroccan lentil potato stew with carrots, onion, and spices. Add garlic and onion and stir 30 seconds. The basics are made a bit more interesting here with rosemary, thyme, and Dijon mustard adding loads of flavour for a surprisingly complex vegan meal. Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven. As I like to keep the recipes on The Minimalist Vegan approachable and using everyday ingredients, I have created a stew … If you have a hard time with any spiciness, you can leave it out or just add a tiny pinch. After years of indifference, lentils are part of my kitchen repertoire. Could I use cooked lentils and add to the stew at the end? Add it when you add the lentils. Top 100 Weeknight Dinner Recipes. Rosemary and thyme flavour the stew. I love lentil soup and Have been making lots of them, too and yours with potatoes is one that I need to try! 2. So happy to hear that, thanks for sharing! I chopped the vegetables smaller and used less liquid. Thank you! Learn how your comment data is processed. Check out this collection of cozy cold weather soup recipes! Perhaps the best vegan stew I’ve made. Soups like this one, are a great help! Recipe by rya1842. When hot, add the meat if using and brown for 3 … Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Then add the finely minced garlic. The smell of the coconut oil was amazing. Add lentils and cleansing broth. This post was originally published in October 2017. This budget friendly, healthy vegan lentil and potato stew is full of comfort food goodness and seasonal ingredients, like carrots, greens, & winter herbs. Our black caviar and French-style lentils both are very small, which normally would mean the skin-to-flesh ratio would be off, but with these, the skin seems to melt in your mouth. Make sure you’re not using hot paprika. Need some more soup and stew inspiration? Tag me on instagram @occasionallyeggs and #occasionallyeggs so I can see what you’re making, and stay in touch via email, facebook, and pinterest. I make at least one meal like this a week from October to March, the kind that keeps getting better as it sits or easily thrown into the freezer to enjoy later. **** You can also use frozen greens. Take the pot off the heat and stir in the coconut sugar, mustard, thyme, and greens. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. I use water all the time and just up the salt a bit to make up for it (if you’re using store-bought stock, it’s really just salt anyway). In the pictures I peeled the potatoes because they were a little green. . Add the lentils and reduce the heat to medium-low, then simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until the carrots and potatoes are tender. I have been making this lentil stew for many, many years now. This soup is simple and sublime. This lentil potato stew is another recipe that’s a great staple pantry meal using what you likely have on hand. I used the herbes de Provence and threw in some mushrooms. You can use split lentils (I’m guessing you mean red ones?) They'll take a bit longer to cook if they're not soaked. but they’ll thicken the stew further and change the texture a bit. Hi, Alexandra. Cook for a further 1 minute or until the desired thickness is reached. Hi Naomi! In a heavy, large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Curried Lentil & Potato Stew. Cook Time: 35 mins. Add more boiling water if needed. This lentil stew … If you prefer to go right to the recipe, there is a handy “Skip to Recipe” button right at the top of the post, before anything else – you’ll find this on almost every recipe site you visit. In a heavy, large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the lentils and broth, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. I did make some minor changes, but mostly stuck to the recipe and it turned out amazing. Alexandra, I came to your page via Vanilla and Bean, and I am glad I did. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Heat up a heavy bottom pot over medium low flame. Pour the apple cider vinegar into the pot and stir, then the stock. The mashed potatoes are easy to make as well. This was fantastic! Bring to a boil. Thank you. 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