French Lentil and Kale Stew

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups of dry French lentils or brown lentils

  • 1L of vegetable stock 

  • 1/2- 1 cup of water

  • 1 can of diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup of coconut cream

  • 2 tsp of balsamic vinegar

  • 1-2 cups of shredded Kale leaves

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 1 brown onion

  • 3 carrots

  • 1 tsp of Italian dried herbs

  • 1 tbsp of olive oil 

  • Salt and pepper according to taste

 

 METHOD:

1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil with the dried herbs and cook the garlic and onion until translucent. 

2. Add in the diced carrot and stir for 2-3 minutes.

3. Rinse and add your dry lentils along with the vegetable stock and 1/2 cup of water.

4. Bring the stew to a boil then reduce the heat to low and cover and cook for 30-45 minutes until lentils and carrots are cooked. 

5. Add in the diced tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, salt pepper and kale and cook for 5 minutes.

6. Serve into bowls with a dollop of coconut cream. 

 

Recipe, photography and styling by Claire Power - Healthy French Wife.

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