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Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

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This is a hearty Indian-style stew without meat but chock full of protein.

  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 diced large onion
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 minced cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons 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. Add onion with a few pinches salt, and cook, stirring, until tender, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until tender, about 2 minutes. Add sweet potatoes and bell pepper and cook 1 minute.

  2. Add lentils and cleansing broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Top with cilantro before serving.

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