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Black Lentil stew

Yields1 ServingPrep Time11 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time31 mins

 1 Whole Leek or 1 med onion
 5 cloves garlic
 1 celery stick
 1 can of organic fire roasted tomatoes or 3 fresh tomatoes chopped
 1 can of black lentils rinsed and drained
 Half a pound Brown rice spiral pasta or tricolored pasta - can be smashed before cooking to make into smaller bites for little hands if desired
 6 cups water or seasoned veggie stock
 If using water, season with 6 tsp dry veggie stock
 1 teaspoon of sea salt
 1 medium sweet potato
 1 large carrot
 1 tablespoon sesame or sweet almond oil

Bring veggie stock to a boil in a stockpot.


While waiting to boil. Peel and Chop up sweet Potato and carrot.


When boiling add sweet potato carrot and pasta, cook 15 min


While pasta is cooking, chop up onions/leeks garlic and celery


Sauté on medium in 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan.


When onion garlic are lightly browned, add a can of black lentils and tomatoes or fresh. Sauté for about 10 minutes.


When complete add this mixture to the pasta sweet potato mixture. Combine well and serve!


Purée if little one's around