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Green Lentil-Tomato Stew

Green Lentil Stew with Tomatoes


This green lentil stew with tomatoes is a perfect flavorful and hearty go-to meal. Prepare it in a bigger batch and your lunches for the week are covered. You’ll only need 10 ingredients, one pot and 30 minutes of your time.


  • 160g (5.6oz) green lentils, soaked
  • 1 bigger carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 2 small potatoes
  • 1 tsp. garlic flakes
  • 2 tsps. broth powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds, crushed
  • 2 tsps. mustard seeds, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. unsalted peanut butter (add later)
  • 1 cup unsalted tomato puree (add later)


  1. Start by soaking lentils for 6-8 hours. Rinse and drain.
  2. Then, throw the ingredients (except peanut butter and tomato puree) into a medium pot. Add enough water to almost cover the ingredients. Bring to boil and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  3. Now, add tomato puree and mix well. Bring to boil and simmer for another 5 minutes. Add extra water if necessary to make the stew more liquid.
  4. When the stew is done, mix in peanut butter. Make sure it’s well incorporated.
  5. Garnish with greens (onion, parsley, coriander) and nutritional yeast.
  • Method: Boiling

Keywords: green lentil stew

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