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Slow Cooker Lentil Goulash

Slow Cooker Lentil Goulash
Slow Cooker Lentil Goulash
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, diced
1 zucchini, sliced
2 carrots, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 c. lentils, dry (cooked according to package directions)
2 (6-oz.) cans tomato paste, unsalted
1 Tbsp. paprika
½ tsp. black pepper
Salt (optional)
1 to 1½ c. vegetable or chicken broth (add at cooking time)


  1. To freeze: Cook lentils according to package directions. Prepare vegetables as directed. Add ingredients to a labeled freezer bag.
  2. To cook: Remove from freezer and place in refrigerator overnight to thaw. Pour contents into a slow cooker along with 1 to 1½ cups chicken or vegetable broth. Season with salt to taste. Cook on low six to eight hours.
  3. To serve: Serve over cooked pasta

Makes four (1-cup) servings. Each serving has 220 calories, 2 g fat, 12 g protein, 44 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber and 310 mg sodium.

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