Easy Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Stew (Vegan, GF) // Just A Veg

Hello Hello!

Hope you all are having an AMAZING week!

This week’s post is going to be short and sweet- my semester is in full swing and I am BUSY!

This recipe is the perfect, easy, delicious meal for busy-bees like me. It is minimal, great for meal prep, lasts for almost a week, and tastes DANG GOOD.

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(photo of me thinking about these lentils- haha)

It’s also

Gluten free

Vegan

Refined Sugar free

Full of plant protein

Also full of veg

Literally, you can’t go wrong with this recipe!

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Are you ready to make it?

Easy Sweet Potato Moroccan Lentil Stew

By: Grace // Just A Veg

Prep Time: 20 minutes 

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour

Serves: 4-6

 

Ingredients:

Brown rice, cooked according to package

3 medium carrots, sliced

1 medium onion, diced

2 Tablespoons minced garlic

2 Tablespoons olive oil

2 medium sweet potatoes (about 2-3 cups), chopped

2 cups water

1 cup dried lentils

1 can diced tomatoes

1 tablespoon cumin

1 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 cups dates

1 can coconut milk ( I like Thai kitchen!)

 

Directions:

  1. Cook your preferred rice according to the package.
  2. Add carrots, onions, garlic, and oil to a large saucepan. Sauté until soft and onion is translucent.
  3. Add sweet potatoes to pot, saute until slightly softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add water, lentils, tomatoes, and spices. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until water is absorbed, about 30-35 minutes.
  5. While the mixture is simmering, in a small bowl, add dates and cover with boiling water to soften for 5 minutes. Then, take the softened dates and 1/2 cup of the water and blend. this will make a sweet sauce to add to the lentils.
  6. Once the lentils are cooked, add the coconut milk and date sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Let sit for 5 minutes to set. Then, scoop, prep, and enjoy!

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That’s it! Super easy, busy-bee friendly, and super yummy! I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do. Let me know how you liked it in the comments below!

Have a fantastic week!

Love,

Grace // Just A Veg ♥

 

 

 

 


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