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Prep Time
15
Cook Time
20
Servings
4-6
Meal TypeEntree

Red Lentil Stew with Chard

A zesty, nutritious stew made with fibrous lentils and the healthy fats of Nutiva Organic Red Palm Oil and Hempseed.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Nutiva Organic Red Palm Oil
  • 2 Leeks (sliced)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 stalk Celery (chopped)
  • 4 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 2 cup Water
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 cup Red Lentils (rinsed)
  • 1 cup Kombu Seaweed (cut into pieces)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced and zested; should yield 1 tbsp lemon zest)
  • 1 bunch Red Chard (stems removed, leaves chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Nutiva Organic Hempseed
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Flakes (lightly toasted)
  • Sea Salt (to taste)
  • Ground Black Pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add leeks, garlic and celery and cook for 5 minutes, until leeks are tender and softened.
  3. Add broth, water, bay leaves, lentils and kombu and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils are thoroughly cooked.
  5. Add lemon zest, lemon juice and chard. Cook 10 minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaves and add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Stir in parsley or place on top as garnish.
  8. Sprinkle with hempseeds and toasted coconut chips.
  9. Delicious served over rice, quinoa or millet.

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