Spanish Lentil Stew

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dishes, Soups
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4 Servings


  • Stove
  • Blender


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper deseeded, finely diced
  • 1 cup tomato finely diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 cups vegetable broth ***Click on the Vegetable Broth recipe link
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup carrots peeled, finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups potato peeled, finely diced
  • 3 cups lentils cooked
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper cracked
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE


  • In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, onion, bell pepper, and tomato and cook for about 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Add the smoked paprika, vegetable broth, water, carrots and potato. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer and cook until potatoes and carrots are fork soft.
  • Stir in the lentils, soy sauce, salt and black pepper; cook for another 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Scoop 2 ladles of stew into a blender and blend for 30 seconds then add back to the stew to help thicken it. Stir well and let cook about 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


Serves well topped with chopped green onions or fresh chopped cilantro.

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