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Slow Cooker Red Lentil Stew with Chickpeas and Orzo
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Cozy and comforting Red Lentil and Chickpea Stew with Orzo is an easy meal for any night of the week. Made in the slow cooker, you can prep dinner ahead of time and enjoy it whenever you are ready.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 large sweet onion, diced
    • 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
    • 1 carrot, diced
    • 2 tsp smoked paprika
    • 1 tsp dried thyme
    • 1/2 tsp cumin
    • 1 tsp salt
    • dash pepper
    • 1 cup dried red lentils
    • 1 15 oz can chickpeas (or 2 cups cooked dry chickpeas)
    • 4 cups vegetable broth
    • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
    • 3/4 cup orzo
    • Several sprigs fresh parsley, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 121 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 2.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.97%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 965 mg 40.2%
    • Calcium: 51 mg 5.13%
    • Potassium: 258 mg 7.36%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.42%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.31%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.89%
    • Vitamin C 0.99%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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