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Test Kitchen Approved

Baharat Lentil Stew

Recipe By Suzanne Klein, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Prep Time

0 Hours 10 Minutes

Cooking Time

1 Hours 10 Minutes

Recipe By Suzanne Klein, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Baharat delivers well rounded Middle Eastern flavors and mild heat to this easy and delicious lentil stew.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with plain yogurt, fresh chopped parsley, and pita or flatbread.

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 large yellow onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced


0.75 tsp. Mediterranean Thyme

0.5 tsp. Kosher Salt

4 medium carrots, small dice

1 green bell pepper, small dice

2 cups green or brown lentils, rinsed

1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes

4 cups vegetable broth (or water)

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Baharat

    Baharat is an all-purpose Middle Eastern blend. Like curries, there are many variations. Our version has a little heat to it, about a 3 on a scale ...

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Directions

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook for about 5 min., or until softened. Stir in garlic, Baharat, thyme, and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 more min. Stir in carrots, bell pepper, and lentils. Cook for 1 more min. before adding tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook at a low simmer for 45 min., or until most of the liquid is absorbed and lentils are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.