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Lentil/Sweet Potato/ChickPea Stew

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Lentil/Sweet Potato/ChickPea Stew

This stew is full of hearty lentils and filling sweet potato, this warming vegan stew is perfect for chilly winter nights!
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stew, vegan
Servings: 6 people


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 French shallots sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp chopped rosemary sprigs fine
  • 1 medium sweet potato chopped
  • 1 cup French green lentils
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 can chickpeas drained/rinsed
  • baby spinach to serve


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and rosemary sprigs and cook for around 3–4 minutes to soften. Add the sweet potato and cook for a further minute. Add the lentils, the stock and enough water to submerge the vegetables by 3–4 cm.
  • Simmer on medium-low heat for around 35–40 minutes or until the sweet potato is soft and the lentils are cooked. Add the chickpeas in the last 10 minutes. Season to taste.
  • Transfer to a large serving bowl and top with plenty of baby spinach and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Serves 6.

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