Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew (Misr Wot)

Cooking time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes

Makes: 4 serving



  1. Heat olive oil in a soup pot and saute onion 10 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently.
  2. Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
  3. Add lentils, tomatoes, broth, water and 3 t. berbere, and simmer 45 minutes.
  4. Stir in 1 - 3 more teaspoons of berbere depending on desired spiciness.

Based on a recipe from Oaktown Spice Shop, Albany, CA
You can also dilute this stew to make a good soup. Top with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt


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