Chorizo and Lentil Stew
Neils Healthy Meals
Neils Healthy Meals
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  • 15 mins Cook time
  • 45 mins Total time
  • 1 hour Rich in flavour this Chorizo and Lentil Stew will have you coming back for seconds
  • 120 g Spanish chorizo roughly chopped
  • 1 large onion finely diced 1 red pepper seeded and finely diced 1 medium carrot peeled and diced 750ml chicken stock 300g red split lentils 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 400g can chopped tomatoes 150g frozen peas Freshly chopped flat leaf parsley for garnish Instructions In a large casserole pot heat the chorizo to release its fat then remove the chorizo with a slotted spoon leave in the fat and juices in the pot. Add the onion and red pepper and sweat these in the chorizo fat until softened but not browned, about 5 minutes Add the diced carrots and the chicken stock. Bring to a boil and turn down to simmer for 10 minutes Add the lentils, smoked paprika and tomatoes. Allow to simmer and put the lid on the casserole pot and cook for 30 minutes checking every now and then that the mixture is not drying out. If it is add sufficient water. Add the frozen peas 10 minutes before the end of cooking. Serve on rice with freshly chopped parsley sprinkled over. 3.2.2708



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