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Tuscan Lentil Stew

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Tuscan Lentil Stew
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 8 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to a wholesome lentil stew. An Italian dinner that's ready for cooking in 15 minutes.
Updated Sep 17, 2010

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve with a mixed-greens salad and garlic toast.
  • tip 2
    Stirring in fresh herbs and greens at the end of cooking brightens the flavor and color of slow-cooked dishes. In addition to the spinach, try stirring in 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley or basil.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 50g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Potassium
1410mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
11g
44%
Sugars
8g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
40%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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