Green Lentil Stew with a Tomato Sauce

85 Reviews
89% would make this recipe again

The hearty goodness of this meatless dish is only increased by its utter simplicity of preparation.

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Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 30 min
190 calories/serving


1 cup green or brown lentils (dried), rinsed and drained 150 g
2 cups My Mother's Tomato Sauce 500 mL
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g

Before you start

It is not necessary to soak the lentils in advance.


  1. Rinse the lentils and pick out any small stones and debris. Cook them in a saucepan of salted water, about 20-25 min until tender but still somewhat al dente. Drain the lentils, discard the liquid, and set them aside.
  2. Heat My Mother's Tomato Sauce in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the lentils and cook 5-7 min, with occasional stirring, until the lentils are fully cooked.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (110 g)


% Daily Value




5 g

7 %

Saturated 1.8 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

10 %


10 mg


240 mg

10 %


28 g

9 %


6 g

23 %


5 g

Net Carbs

22 g


11 g

Vitamin A

28 %

Vitamin C

20 %


5 %


31 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin A
Good source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Source of  :
Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables 1
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats 1

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october 20, 2021 | I would make this recipe again

This is a delicious and simple meal. We served it over millet instead of couscous. It was enhanced by a squeeze of lemon over each serving.

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october 20, 2021 | I would make this recipe again

Loved this, so earthy and simple - this is going to be a staple freezer meal.

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