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Lentejas Estofadas

Lentils and Beef Stew ( Estofado de Lentejas con carne)

Erica Dinho
5 from 37 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1137 kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds beef for stew cut into cubes
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3 ½ cups beef stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 carrot peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon tomato paste
  • 2 potatoes peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients except the potatoes, cilantro, salt and black pepper.
  • Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. Add the potatoes and cook for 30 more minutes.
  • Stir in cilantro and season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  • Serve over white rice.


Calories: 1137kcalCarbohydrates: 86gProtein: 77gFat: 53gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 141mgSodium: 53965mgPotassium: 2371mgFiber: 18gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 2651IUVitamin C: 25mgCalcium: 205mgIron: 10mg
Keyword bean stew, lentils recipe, lentils stew
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