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Crock Pot Tunisian Lentil Stew

An easy, comforting plant-based meal made conveniently in your crock pot.

Crock Pot Tunisian Lentil Stew #healthy #glutenfree #vegetarian

A crock pot and a bag of lentils always leads to victory.  

This crock pot Tunisian Lentil Stew requires minimal effort, results in delicious flavor and texture, and leaves you with a full, happy belly.

Leftovers aplenty = victory! This lentil stew recipe has warm, cozy seasoning, an exotic flair, and feeds quite a few people.

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Crock Pot Tunisian Lentil Stew #healthy #glutenfree #vegetarian

Crock Pot Tunisian Lentil Stew

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

A warmly-spiced vegan lentil stew that is so comforting and easy to prepare!


  • 2 cups dry green lentils
  • 7 cups vegetable or chicken broth, low sodium recommended
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 2 cups sweet potato or Yukon potato, chopped into ½” cubes
  • Golden raisins and plain yogurt for serving


  1. Rinse the lentils well.
  2. Add all ingredients to the crock pot, stir and cook on low for 6 hours. If the lentils are still under cooked after 6 hours, increase the heat to high and cook until liquid is thick.
  3. Blend ¼ to ½ of the lentils (leaving the potatoes whole) in a blender until smooth and add the blended lentils back to the crock pot and stir. Serve with plain yogurt, raisins and cilantro.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1 of 6
Amount Per Serving Calories 153Unsaturated Fat 0gCarbohydrates 39gNet Carbohydrates 25gFiber 14gSugar 6gProtein 13g



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