Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Stew with Chard and Cabbage

Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Stew with Chard and Cabbage
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What Started it all:
Chard, Cabbage, lentils, stove

Looking for a bloody delicious vegetarian dish that packs a punch? This hearty stew with chard, cabbage, and lentils will have you coming back for seconds. Perfect for a family of four and easy to whip up on a busy weeknight. Let's get cooking!


  • 1 cup of lentils
  • 1 bunch of chard, chopped
  • 1/2 head of cabbage, shredded
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 6 cups of vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced onion, carrots, and celery to the pot. Cook until the veggies are soft and the onions are translucent. Should take about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Throw in the minced garlic, smoked paprika, and ground cumin. Cook for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Add the lentils, diced tomatoes, and vegetable stock to the pot. Stir everything together, bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Let it cook for about 20 minutes.
  5. Once the lentils are tender, add the shredded cabbage and chopped chard. Cook for another 10 minutes until the greens are wilted and tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the stew hot, garnished with fresh chopped parsley.

There you have it, a hearty, nutritious stew that’s as satisfying as it is delicious. Packed with flavor and goodness, it’s sure to be a hit. Now get in the kitchen and make it happen!

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