Curried Lentil Stew

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 baking potato
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked green lentils
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder

Directions

Heat the oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, broccoli and celery; cook and stir until tender. Meanwhile, peel the potato and heat in the microwave for 5 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Transfer the potato and vegetables to a food processor and blend until smooth. Return to the pot and bring to a boil.

Add the cooked rice, lentils and curry powder. Simmer over low heat, covered, until lentils are soft, about 45 minutes.