Chicken Lentil Stew Recipe

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Pamela Published: November 13, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Chicken Lentil Stew Recipe

How To Make Chicken Lentil Stew Recipe

Prepare a hearty and feeling lentil stew to warm you up on cold days. It is full of pumpkin flavors mixed with lentils for a complete cozy meal.

Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1onionchopped
  • 3garlic clovesminced
  • ½red capsicumor bell pepper, seeded, and chopped
  • 1carrotpeeled and chopped
  • 6chicken thigh filletscubed
  • 2tomatoesripe, diced
  • 2cupswater
  • 1cuplentilspre-soaked overnight, or 1 can of lentils
  • 2potatoeschopped
  • 2cupspumpkinchopped
  • salt and pepperto taste
  • parsleyhandful, chopped
  • 2cupsbaby spinach leaveswashed


  1. In a large saucepan or pot, fry onion, garlic, capsicum, bell peppers, and carrot until onion is transparent. Add the chicken and fry until browned.

  2. Add the tomatoes and cook until tomatoes soften. Reduce to low heat, cover pot with a lid, and allow let simmer for about ten minutes.

  3. Add water and the pre-soaked lentils and cover with lid again. Simmer for about 30 minutes.

  4. Add potatoes and pumpkin, and cook until soft.

  5. Take off heat, and add the spinach, stirring through until just wilted. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and parsley.


  • Calories: 474.18kcal
  • Fat: 24.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.54g
  • Fiber: 5.21g
  • Sugar: 3.60g
  • Protein: 32.07g
  • Cholesterol: 141.85mg
  • Sodium: 866.61mg
  • Calcium: 56.90mg
  • Potassium: 954.30mg
  • Iron: 3.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 261.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.95mg
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