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Slow Cooker Lentil Stew

A hearty and comforting slow cooker lentil stew made with onions, peppers, garlic, celery, carrots, potatoes, and lentils.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Vanessa

Ingredients

  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • ¾ pounds small potatoes cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon stuffed olives
  • 2 cups dried lentils
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 box 32 oz vegetable stock
  • 2 cups of water

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on high for about 4 hours or 6 hours on low. Please note that times may vary depending on your slow cooker.
  • Gently stir occasionally during the cooking process.
  • Serve warm with a side of white rice and avocado.

Notes

This Lentil Stew can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week or frozen in individual containers for up to three months.