Hearty Lentil Stew

Time & Servings
4 servings
50 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
40 minutes cooking
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) olive oil
    Becel Margarine Olive Oil 454G
    $3.99 • Ea
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  • 3 medium (0 ) carrots, sliced
    Carrots 3LB
    $3.23 • Bun
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  • 3 ribs (0 ) celery, sliced
    Celery 1EA
    $3.24 • Ea
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  • 1 cup (250 mL) lentils, rinsed and drained
    Compliments Lentils 540ML
    $1.70 • Ea
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  • 3 cups (750 mL) water, divided
    Evian Spring Water Natural 1.5L
    $2.53 • Ea
  • 1 pouch Knorr® Recipe Savoury Herb with Garlic Soup Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) cider vinegar or red wine vinegar, (optional)
    Compliments Red Wine Vinegar 500ML
    $1.99 • Ea
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Directions
  • Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat and cook carrots and celery, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.
  • Add lentils and cook 1 minute. Stir in 2 cups (475 mL) water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes.
  • Stir in Knorr® Recipe® Savoury Herb with Garlic Soup Mix blended with remaining 1 cup (240 mL) water. Simmer covered, until lentils are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in vinegar. Serve over hot couscous or rice.
  • Serve with whole wheat roti for more fibre.
  • Each serving of this stew is low in fat and an excellent source of fibre and iron. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.