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Lentil Stew with Dried Fruit
Ingredients
This quick mix of lentils, vegetables, and dried apricots combines some of the plant kingdom's richest sources of dietary iron. The stew will continue to thicken after cooking. Use a dash of freshly ground black pepper, if desired, to taste.
1 each Medium onion, diced
1 each Large carrots, peeled, diced small, 1/4 inch
1 cup Brown lentils, rinsed
1 qt Low sodium vegetable broth
1/2 cup Dried apricots, cut into bits
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Lentil Stew with Dried Fruit

Lentil Stew with Dried Fruit

Lentil Stew with Dried Fruit
  • Servings:Serves 4
  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
directions
1. Spray bottom of a heavy stockpot with cooking spray and saute onion over high heat for 2 minutes, or until it begins to soften. Add carrot, lentiles, and broth and bring to a boil. Add apricot pieces.
2. Reduce heat and cook, uncovered, at a rapid simmer for 25 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Season with pepper, if desired and serve hot.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, November - December 2008

 
 
 
 
 
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