Red Lentil Stew – A Heart-healthy DASH Diet Comfort Food

This delicious Red Lentil Stew recipe is a comfort food recipe that follows the DASH diet guidelines. It’s vegan, low-sodium, and nutritious.

It’s a hearty meal destined to rank as one of your favorite comfort foods. Add a handful of spinach at the end of cooking if you like. A handful of fresh basil also rounds out the flavor profile well.

Yields: 4



Spritz large soup pan with vegetable oil cooking spray and heat to medium.

Saute onions and garlic until translucent.

Add all the fresh vegetables sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Add tomatoes, lentils, and vegetable broth to pot. Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low. Cover pot and simmer for about 30 minutes, till lentils are tender. Lower heat and cover. Simmer until the lentils are tender.

Ladle into soup bowls and serve.