Tuscan Lentil Stew

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to a wholesome lentil stew. An Italian dinner that's ready for cooking in 15 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) or vegetable broth
1
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
1 1/2
lb russet potatoes (3 large), cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2
cups chopped onions
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
bag (5 or 6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves, chopped
Shaved or shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except spinach and cheese.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in spinach. Cover; cook about 5 minutes longer or until spinach is wilted. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    940mg
    940%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    11g
    11%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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