February 18th, 2013

Daria’s Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

Ingredients

2 Tbsp coconut or extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 Tbsp curry powder
1 diced large onion
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 minced cloves garlic
2 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
2 peeled and diced sweet potatoes
1 diced (stemmed, seeded) red bell pepper
1 1/2 cups rinsed red lentils
6 cups Cleansing Broth
Chopped fresh cilantro

 

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook cumin, turmeric and curry powder until fragrant, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add onion with a few pinches salt, and cook, stirring, until tender, about 6 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until tender, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add sweet potatoes and bell pepper and cook 1 minute.
  5. Add lentils and Cleansing Broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper. Top with cilantro before serving.

Serves 4
Whole Living, January/February 2013