Lentil and Pasta Stew

Assemble it in the morning and come home to this delicious lentil and pasta stew recipe that’s slow cooked all day for your comfort!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

3/4
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
3 1/2
cups vegetable broth
1
can (11.5 oz) vegetable juice
1/3
cup uncooked rosamarina or orzo pasta (2 oz)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix lentils, celery, bell pepper and broth.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 to 12 hours.
  • 3 Stir vegetable juice, pasta and thyme into stew. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 30 minutes longer or until pasta is tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    1110mg
    1110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    8g
    8%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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