Lentil Yam Stew
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Cook time
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Recipe type: One Pot Meal
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T curry powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder (or 1-2 tbsp freshly grated)
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 2-3 medium yams, chopped
  • 9 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • salt to taste
  • kale, spinach, avocado, cilantro or something green as optional toppings!
  1. Saute onion, garlic and olive oil in a large pot.
  2. Add seasonings, quinoa, lentils and yams and cook until everything is well coated with the curry powder and turmeric.
  3. Pour in broth and bring to a boil. Simmer for an additional 25-30 minutes or until the lentils have fully cooked.
  4. Add salt and pepper (or hot peppers flakes) to taste.
  5. Top your hot soup with your greens of choice.
If you plan on using fresh turmeric, NAILS and COUNTERS BEWARE! Turmeric root has very potent plant chemicals that stain everything in its' sight! Your best bet is to wear gloves so you don't end up with orange nails!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1.75 cups Calories: 322 Fat: 5 g Saturated fat: 0.5 g Carbohydrates: 59 g Sugar: 6 g Sodium: 487 mg Fiber: 10 g Protein: 13 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by Crystal Higgins at http://crystalhiggins.com/lentil-yam-stew/