November 6, 2022 7 Comments
This pumpkin lentil stew is sudden. It is each comforting and vegan!
No offense to the vegans who learn this web site however many individuals don't conflate veganism and luxury – most likely as a result of vegans don’t eat cheese from animals (or ice cream).
A “stew” often consists of large piles of meat floating round. This is a stew – it's not made with meat and it's terrific.
Lentils cook dinner actually rapidly for beans and kind of dissolve which makes them creamy and thick – excellent for consolation. I selected pink lentils due to the colour however you'll be able to go along with brown or no matter you've gotten readily available.
Aren’t they beautiful? I discover these often within the Spanish meals part however I purchased these at Whole Foods – so Bob’s Red Mill it's.
The pink does make this dish extra visually interesting which is vital in meals. My son loves an incredible presentation in terms of eating. He does complain after I serve him lentils as he solely desires to eat macaroni and cheese (not kidding).
Lentils are a wonderful supply of B nutritional vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. When you add kale, one other dietary powerhouse – you've gotten a very unimaginable dish.
Try my lentil tacos or lentil pasta sauce for different nice lentil choices.
The key to creating this stew work is the flavoring brokers. Pumpkin and lentils are bland so to make it work – you want recent ginger, onions, garlic, and curry powder. You additionally have to saute them to unleash their potential.
Once you do that – the stew is not going to be bland and boring!
You can use no matter broth you've gotten readily available if you happen to don’t have vegetable broth. If I'm out of broth, I'll combine 1/2 white wine with water to substitute.
I serve this with rice or squash, some yogurt, and cilantro or parsley on high. This pumpkin lentil stew freezes nicely. All stews are higher the subsequent day together with this one.
Have you tried a pumpkin lentil stew? What did you consider it?
Pumpkin Lentil Stew Recipe
Makes 6 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30-40 min
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (1-inch) chunk ginger, peeled and minced
3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon curry powder
5 cups low sodium vegetable broth
1 pound pink lentils
4 cups packed recent kale, chopped
1 (15.5 ounce can) gentle coconut milk
1 (15.5 ounce can) pumpkin
Heat oil in giant saucepan to medium excessive and saute onions till softened – about 5 minutes.
Add ginger, garlic, and curry powder and saute for one minute.
Add vegetable broth, lentils, kale, coconut milk, and pumpkin and produce to a boil.
Reduce warmth and simmer till lentils are smooth about 20-Half-hour. Enjoy sizzling or room temperature.
One serving: 124 energy, 3.8 g fats, 1.4 g saturated fats, 20.1 g carbohydrates, 2.4 g sugar, 4 g protein, 2.6 g fiber, 388 mg sodium, 3 Green, 2 Blue, 2 Purple WW SmartPts
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