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Slow cooker lentil stew

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    Slow cooker lentil stew Heart Smart Low Sodium

    Lentils are a great source of fiber for a healthy digestive system.


    3 1/2 cups water
    2 cups low-sodium spaghetti sauce
    1 1/2 cups lentils, rinsed and drained
    2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
    1 bell pepper (color of your choice), seeded and diced
    1 medium russet potato, diced
    1 tablespoon dehydrated minced onion
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 bunches mustard greens, chopped
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil


    1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a 4-quart (or larger) slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours.
    2. Add greens and oil to slow cooker. Cook for 1 more hour.
    3. Serve warm.

    Makes 8 servings

    Recipe contains: Spaghetti sauce may contain wheat.

    Carb choices per serving: 3

    Lentil stew in bowl

    If mustard greens are too “peppery" for your taste, you can substitute another green of your choice.

    Nutrition Facts