Slow-Cooker Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

Slow-Cooker Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

Casual gathering at your place? Invite guests to grab a bowl of hearty stew chock full of veggies and lentils.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

5:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3
cups pieces (1 inch) peeled dark-orange sweet potatoes
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1 1/2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
3/4
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon curry powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14 oz) vegetable broth or 1 3/4 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen cut green beans, thawed
1/2
cup plain fat-free yogurt
  1. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix sweet potatoes, onion, carrots and lentils.
  2. In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add curry powder, cumin, salt, pepper, gingerroot and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in broth. Pour mixture into slow cooker; stir.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  4. Increase heat setting to High. Stir in green beans. Cover; cook about 15 minutes longer or until green beans are crisp-tender. Serve topped with yogurt.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Cooking the spices together before they are added to the wonderful ingredients gives this curry its wonderful flavor.
Storage
Lentil stew keeps well in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. You can also freeze it in airtight containers for up to 3 months.
How-To
Place the green beans in the refrigerator when beginning the recipe, and they will be thawed just in time to stir into the stew.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 540mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.