Tomato-Curry Lentil Stew


I discovered this one day while trying to use up some leftover canned tomatoes and celery. You could probably double, triple, etc. the ingredients and brew up a whole pot of this. Feel free to use fresh tomatoes too, if you like.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
2 servings


  • ½ cup dry lentils

  • 1 cup water

  • 5 ounces stewed tomatoes

  • cup chopped onion

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped, with leaves

  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine lentils and water, bring to a boil.

  2. Lower heat to simmer, add tomatoes, onion, and celery. Cover and let simmer 45 minutes. Check every 15 minutes to stir, and add water if necessary. Add spices last 15 minutes to taste. Taste and re-spice if necessary before serving.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

206 Calories
1g Fat
37g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 194mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 16g 58%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 745mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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