Friday, November 2, 2007

Moroccan Lentil Stew

The last of the crockpot dishes for this week!

(And I definitely need the break... I've made WAY more food than one girl can handle in a week... I'm hoping all this stuff freezes well!)

This veggie stew was really good. Lots of good stuff in it to fill ya up! This is certainly one of those prep recipes tho, since it took more than 30 minutes for me to cut up the squash, potatoes, onion, etc. and get everything in the pot. Still, it was nice to come home to a cooked meal after a long day at work. :)

Moroccan Lentil Stew

1 c. dried lentils, rinsed and sorted
1 lb. butternut squash, peeled and cubed
10 small red potatoes, cubed
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 (14 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tbsp. curry powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. white pepper
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 c. water
8 oz. package frozen cut green beans, thawed

Put everything except the green beans in the crockpot and simmer on low for 8-10 hours (or until all the veggies are tender). Then, switch the setting to high and toss in the green beans, stirring to combine with the rest of the stew. Cook for another 10-15 minutes or until the beans and the entire stew is thoroughly heated. Enjoy!

10 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

anything with lentils in it would satisfy my palate - this Moroccan Lentil Stew sounds divine!

urban vegan said...

I love Moroccan flavors--so earthy & appropriate for autumn...Now that I think abotu it, it's usually warm in most parts of Morcco. Go figure.

The Little Vegan said...

Send all your leftovers thisaway!

Holler said...

I'll have some of your spare stew too!

Sweet Pea 48 said...

That looks very good. I will have to give it a try.

Rural Vegan said...

Looks perfect for a cold autumn night!

Tofu Mom (AKA Tofu-n-Sprouts) said...

Oooohhhh... these all sound lovely. I use my crockpot constantly!

And yes, they WILL freeze just fine.

Monika K said...

This soup (and the pumpkin one beneath it) looks terrific. I love cooking in the crock pot - I've never had a meal that didn't turn out. (-: Great post!

Vegan_Noodle said...

Can't go wrong with that list of ingredients!!

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