Green Lentil Stew with Veggies

Vegan lentil stew with broccoli and carrot garnished with shredded red cabbage and chopped parsley served in white bowls.

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A hearty vegan lentil stew with carrots and broccoli. Easy to make with simple ingredients.




  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ cups diced carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sweet chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 and ½ cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed


  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • ¼ cup parsley


  1. In a large pan, saute onion and carrots in oil for about 5 minutes. Add in garlic, lentils and spices. Cook for a few minutes stirring occasionally. You can add a splash of water if it’s too dry.
  2. Pour water and bring it to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  3. Add in broccoli florets and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Pour the lemon juice and stir.
  4. Share the stew into bowls, garnish with cabbage and parsley. Serve warm or hot.