Vegan Lentil Stew
Vegan Lentil Stew
Vegan Lentil Stew
Vegan Lentil Stew
Vegan Lentil Stew

Vegan Lentil Stew

Warm up with this hearty, protein-packed vegan lentil stew, featuring an abundance of nutritious vegetables and aromatic spices.


  • 1 cup green or brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, carrots, celery, and red bell pepper. Cook until vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cumin, smoked paprika, and turmeric, cooking for another minute until fragrant.
  • Add lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  • Remove bay leaves and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
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