Loved how savory this was…did not pull the stems off of the thyme and I do regret that! How did you manage to cook your lentils in about 20 minutes? For more flavor, you could also add fresh garlic, herbs, or even some vegan parmesan cheese. Thanks so much! I will definitely make again. Content filed under the Side Dish taxonomy. I bought a box of mushrooms that had an additional cup than what the recipe calls for, next time I will use the full box. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Sabine! xo. Thank you!! Super easy to make. We’re so glad you and your daughter enjoyed it, Kat! One of my all-time fav Minimalist Baker recipes. My ‘meat-loving’ hubby even liked it. First time served over mashed potatoes as in recipe, second time over baked spaghetti squash, that was good too! This is simmering overly stove right now, about 5 minutes to go! 1 (5.5 oz.) Instructions. I was making it ahead of time, so wasn’t making the mashed potatoes, so instead of mashed potatoes to thicken, I used 2 tablespoons cornstarch beaten with 1/4 cup of water. Thanks, Sid! I made this for a potluck and everyone loved it! I just made this for dinner and it’s great! Bowled her over! The leftovers are REALLY where this dish shines since the flavors will have even more time to meld together. Bread. Made this for the first time tonight. Super delicious on this rainy Southern California day. I use a little more mushroom than the recipe calls for – 2- 8oz containers and it comes out great! Next time I would cut my mushrooms a bit chunkier. Finally tried this today after saving to pinterest ages ago. This was good and very filling! I’d love to double & freeze a few of the extra servings (given the current pandemic) to have it in the freezer for nights I don’t want to cook :$. I made this last night and it was delicious. 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped. Hi Rach, we’re so glad you and your family enjoy it! Will make again. Thanks so much for all the time & energy you put into creating delicious, reliable & well-written recipes. We are not vegan so I made regular mashed potatoes since so far I have not yeat eaten vegan mashed potatoes that I enjoyed as much. We will definitely be making again and again! Or simply omit! Could just be personal preference in taste. Thanks for sharing! Hi Lidia! yellow potatoes, peeled and quartered evenly (I left on some skin for texture), olive oil (if avoiding oil, add more almond milk or vegetable broth), unsweetened almond milk or vegetable broth (for added moisture), (or sub rosemary // use dried if fresh is unavailable). Definitely going to make it again!! That being said, I strongly recommend against using the tomato paste. I was not in a peeling and mashing kind of mood, so I served over brown rice and it was amazing!!! Place the lentils in a large saucepan, cover with the water or stock, and bring to a boil. :). I didn’t have potatoes but used yams instead. Gonna make this recipe tomorrow! Time Required: 35 minutes. Tasty but really easy!! I’d like to get to 25 grams or above. Added a bit of cayenne at the end for a little kick. I definitely added more salt and pepper and that really brought out the flavours. Wow!! So. Mushroom & lentil pappardelle Bolognese. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil along with the garlic, cumin, coriander, pepper and turmeric and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Next time I think I am going to add a few things that are typically in stews to have a more well rounded nutritious meal. Simple, tasty, satisfying. Thanks for sharing, Madeline! Thanks! Unfortunately it had to be tossed. You can also subscribe without commenting. We made it following the instructions but left out the coconut aminos. Vegetables. Also easy to make and I had everything on hand. My family loved it as well. I used onions since I didn’t have shallots and used a couple tablespoons of Better than Boullion in water since I didn’t have veggie broth. The only thing I do differently is sub tamari for coconut aminos. Lovely name, btw :D. Made this last night, was absolutely delicious. Followed recipe to the tee. Source: Chili Lime Lentil … This restorative stew, from Divya’s Kitchen, features a rotating cast of hard and soft … I am writing vegetarian recipe round ups on my blog in 2019 for people who are trying to make more meat-free meals (everyone has to start somewhere). Also added some spinach that I needed to use. Step 3 Whisk 1/4 cup olive oil, soy sauce, honey, lemon juice, and garlic together in a bowl. Made this on one of the first autumn feeling days or the season for my partner and we both loved it – thank you ! This stew was SO SO delicious and hearty. Add red wine, mushrooms, lentils, tomato paste, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth (or water). Followed the recipe to a T and only added the smaller suggestion of coconut aminos. Made this last night, it was delicious! I loved it so much I know it will become a go-to dish! I found the stew was a bit thin and needed more potato to thicken than was called for. (Walking to the pot for another helping), For dried I usually use less than I would fresh. Thanks for sharing your changes, Karen! I used soy sauce instead of coconut aminos and used the tomato paste. Add up to 1/4 cup of water if the lentils are too dry. Or walnuts? Absolutely delicious and tasted even more delicious the next day. I did leave out tomato paste and potato to thicken. Thanks Dana!! Would like to try fresh herbs some time. Eat these stewy lentils as a light lunch or serve alongside Donenfeld's roasted cauliflower with raisins. I substituted farro for the lentils and it was delicious. I ended up blending about a cup of the lentil mixture and mixing it back in to make it more of a gravy than a soup. I thickened with cornstarch. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Hi Kara, we would think cauliflower, carrots, and celery would be nice here, too :D, Made it with carrots and celery instead of mushrooms (1:1 ratio). Thank you Dana! I decided to make just the lentils and mushrooms. That being said, she is the only non meat eater in our family. Wonderful! yum. xo. I have lost track of how many times I’ve made this. I made it for my meal prep, can’t wait to eat it all this week! Definitely going to be on the regular rotation here. I used dried rosemary…which I didn’t love. We’re so glad you enjoyed it! Yay! Thanks for the great recipe, I’ll definitely be making this again! I used the same amount of potatoes and put just enough water to cover them in the instant pot, then cook on high heat/pressure for 10 minutes. Going to try this next week. All Rights Reserved. This has quickly become a favorite dinner in our house, the flavors are unbelievable. Had leftovers for dinner tonight, and added some sautéed rainbow chard to the mix tonight. Actually, I am making this tonight, with asparagus and mushrooms. Pour in the lentil mixture, then spread the potatoes evenly over the top. I made this for dinner tonight and it was absolutely amazing! Thanks so much! Add mushrooms and coconut aminos and increase heat to medium-high. I can’t wait to eat the leftovers tomorrow. While they are boiling bring a saute pan to medium heat with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Thanks for a easy and great recipe! I made this tonight and it was really delicious. … I made it with red lentils (because I didn’t have green) and used soy sauce instead of coconut aminos (same reason). I usually double the amount of coconut aminos I would add to a recipe that calls for soy sauce. Its another rainy day here and perfect dinner for a night like this. And so crazy how much depth of flavour there was! I didn’t have a couple of items so I substituted dried basil, shiitake mushrooms, red onion. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a fast simmer. In a large bowl, add in the cooked lentils. Thanks so much for the lovely review! Thanks for a wonderful recipe! I had no potatoes, sub cornstarch slurry to thicken up stew as read in comments, and then added oat cream in to make a stroganoff type of thing. You are amazing!! I am just dying to know what the song is in the video demo you did? Thanks so much for the lovely review! It was delicious! Did you cook lentil n mushrooms uncovered? Would be great n rice or couscous too. Can you use any other kind of potatoes or even sweet potato? I have already used them in my popular stuffed eggplant recipe, and my favorite vegetarian moussaka with lentils. I had some leftovers so I just added a little bit of leftover tomato soup to them and it was delicious! I served it with steamed cauliflower. Didn’t need the tomato paste or extra seasoning. But feel free to soak if desired. If you try this recipe, let us know! Actually remembered to double the recipe this time as I’m learning that if it’s from MB we are going to want leftovers!!! Not only is it hearty and satisfying, it’s also simple, requiring just 10 basic ingredients and 40 minutes to make (from start to finish). Adding some of the mash to the stew for thickness was such a good tip! So much better than just salad and beans =] I cannot say thank you enough!! Wow! Hey Dana! Thank you!! Also, check out this recipe: https://minimalistbaker.com/mushroom-and-leek-risotto/. Hi Ashlee, we do find that some store bought broths are not as flavorful as others. Next time would you mind adding a rating to your review? We’re glad to hear the pressure cooker worked well though! It’s also easy to tweak and forgiving (different kinds of mushrooms or seasonings, etc). Thanks, was about to ask the same question … Great that I checked :-) will definitely be making it. This is so absolutely delicious, easy, healthy and so comforting. The flavor somehow was just like a Sunday roast, so good! 2 cups red lentils, rinsed. I made it with cauliflower mash, which made it even healthier, but kept it satisfying. It was delicious! Have a question? This was so amazing even my 4.5 yo loved it(she had thw gravy over bowtie pasta(shes not a fan of mashed potatoes!?!?) Hello , how i can substitute the coconut aminos ? The song is “The Cloud” by Ian Post. Thanks for the awesome recipe, I love getting more lentils into my diet! So tasty !!! I hate substituting anything in a tried and tested recipe but I could not find cocnut amino here at all so I did have to swap that out for Maggi seasoning. but it still turned out good. The flavor was very rich and well balanced. Rosemary can definitely be overpowering if there’s too much of it. I followed the recipe, only adding a little smoked paprika for the depth (had no tomato paste) and a bit of spice (because I love spice). I also added a can of diced tomatoes, to increase sauciness, and it worked perfectly. Or increase the heat next time so it boils out more quickly. So if you’re OK with that, go for it! This is one of my favorites! I did add some tomato paste and more salt/pepper at the end because I used a mixture of low sodium/no salt added broth. At the end we each added a teaspoon of nutritional yeast to our plates. ? This vegetarian stuffed squash recipe is loaded with cozy, sweet and savory flavors. We’re so glad you enjoy this recipe, Kim! I made it to bring for lunch this week. I usually use baby bella mushrooms because they’re always available in my local store. Absolutely love this recipe. Easy to follow and execute. xo. Next time I’ll add more mushrooms. Nothing beats fluffy mashed potatoes and comforting lentils and mushrooms. 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