Hearty Lentil and Spinach Stew



Hearty Lentil and Spinach Stew

Imagine a cozy evening, rain tapping gently on your window, and the aroma of a simmering pot filling your kitchen. This is the scene set by our Hearty Lentil and Spinach Stew – a soul-warming dish that marries wholesome lentils with the vibrant green goodness of spinach.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of dried green lentils
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 cups of fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (14 oz) of diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the lentils thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a large pot, sauté the chopped onion and minced garlic until golden brown.
  3. Add the lentils, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat, cover, and let it simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  5. Stir in the fresh spinach and cook until wilted.
  6. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve hot.

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

A wholesome stew that balances the earthy richness of lentils with the freshness of spinach, creating a hearty and nutritious meal for any occasion.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 320, Protein – 18g, Fiber – 12g, Fat – 5g

Imagine scooping a ladle of this stew into your favorite bowl, the steam rising, and the flavors dancing on your palate. It’s not just a recipe; it’s a journey into comfort and satisfaction. Embrace the warmth, savor the goodness, and share the joy of our Hearty Lentil and Spinach Stew with your loved ones.