Crockpot Lentil Stew

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

Source: Frugal Antics of a Harried Housewife

Categories: September2011, Soups, crockpot, lentils


  • 3 cups water or veggie broth or chicken broth
  • 1 can Italian tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup red wine (Note: I don't drink, and I don't have alcohol in the house, but I will use dealcoholized wine on occasion in recipes. Trader Joes sells some great stuff in the juice aisle. If you totally don't want to use it, use beef broth or the juice that co
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 3/4 tsp basil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 pound lentils, rinsed


  1. Combine all ingredients in a crockpot. Cook on low 10-12 hours. Salt and pepper to taste and add more liquid if too much seems to have evaporated.

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