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Warming Winter Recipe: Lentil Stew served over Quinoa

This winter, try your hand at this easy but delicious dinner recipe, and treat your loved ones to a hearty lentil stew, with an exotic coconut-curry flavour, served over a bed of tender quinoa. This is a really nourishing and warming lentil stew, perfect for winter night dinners – it’s made with only vegan-friendly ingredients, and packed with protein.



  1. Soak the lentils overnight beforehand to make them soft and tender.
  2. Soak quinoa in cold water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse.
  3. Boil the water in a sauce pan with 1tbsp salt.
  4. Stir in quinoa, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for approx. 15 minutes, until tender.
  5. Melt coconut oil over medium heat, add onion and garlic, cook for approx. 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes longer.
  7. Add coconut milk, molasses, coriander, coconut powder, cinnamon, curry powder and coriander.
  8. Simmer over medium heat. Stir in the lentils and cook until tender.
  9. Season with salt and pepper, then stir in the cilantro. Serve over a bed of quinoa and enjoy! Makes 12 servings.
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