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Lentil Stew
From: Michele Everett

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 Tbl. chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or pressed
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 small white boiling potatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste
Cook lentils, 1 1/2 cups water, onions and garlic in large pot over medium heat for 20 minutes.
Add tomatoes, potatoes and 1 cup water and cook 15 minutes.
Add carrots, tomato paste, sugar and remaining water.

Simmer covered until vegetables are cooked, 15-20 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper as desired.
If your family likes cayenne, a couple pinches adds a nice touch.