Rustic Lentil Stew

Recipe By

Dear Crissy

"Whether you’re a long time fan of lentils or you’re looking to experiment with this ingredient for the first time, my rustic lentil stew is a wonderful family recipe that’s just packed with flavor."

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes



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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 large russet potato, diced into 1” pieces

  • 3 medium carrots, sliced

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 12 ounces kielbasa, sliced

  • 1 pkg. Hurst’s Brand Garlic & Herb Flavored Lentils

  • 8-10 cups of water

  • fresh parsley for garnish

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven. Add the celery, carrots and onion. Sauté for 8-10 minutes, until soft.
  2. Add the kielbasa, Hurst’s Lentils (including the Garlic & Herb seasoning packet included in the bag), potato, and water. Note, for a thick stew, use 8 cups of water, or, up to 10 cups of water if you prefer a thinner soup. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer the stew, stirring it occasionally, for about 35 minutes or until the lentils and potatoes are tender.
  3. Garnish with fresh parsley, serve and enjoy this delicious, hearty lentil stew!