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🌱 Instant Pot Vegan Lentil Stew Recipe 🌱

Warm up with this delicious Instant Pot vegan lentil stew recipe. Packed with protein and flavor, it's perfect for a cold day. Get the recipe now!

Instant Pot Vegan Lentil Stew

You will need:

  • dried lentils2 cups of dried lentils
  • chopped onion1 large onion, chopped
  • minced garlic3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • diced carrots2 carrots, diced
  • diced celery2 celery stalks, diced
  • diced bell pepper1 bell pepper, diced
  • can of diced tomatoes1 can of diced tomatoes
  • vegetable broth4 cups of vegetable broth
  • cumin1 tsp of cumin
  • paprika1 tsp of paprika
  • salt and pepperSalt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil2 tbsp of olive oil
  • fresh parsleyFresh parsley for garnish


  1. Start by turning your Instant Pot to the sauté setting and adding the olive oil.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, and bell pepper. Sauté until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Add the cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  4. Next, add the lentils, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Stir everything together.
  5. Close the lid of the Instant Pot and set it to the 'stew' setting. Let it cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Once the cooking time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally.
  7. Open the lid and stir the stew. If it's too thick, add a bit more vegetable broth.
  8. Serve the stew hot, garnished with fresh parsley.


This hearty and nutritious stew is perfect for a cold day. It's packed with protein from the lentils and full of flavor from the vegetables and spices.

Embrace the comfort of a warm, hearty meal with our Instant Pot Vegan Lentil Stew. This dish is a symphony of flavors, combining the earthy richness of lentils with the fresh crunch of vegetables. It's a meal that not only satisfies your taste buds but also nourishes your body with a powerhouse of nutrients.

One of the best things about this stew is its versatility. You can enjoy it as a standalone dish or pair it with your favorite grain for a more substantial meal. It's perfect for those chilly evenings when you want something warm and comforting, but don't want to spend hours in the kitchen. And the best part? It's all made in one pot, so clean up is a breeze.

If you're new to vegan cooking or just looking for some inspiration, this stew is a great place to start. The ingredients are simple, but the flavors are anything but. The combination of cumin and paprika gives the stew a smoky depth, while the fresh parsley adds a burst of freshness. Here are some more vegan Instant Pot recipes for you to explore.

And if you're a fan of lentils, you're in for a treat. Lentils are not only delicious, but they're also packed with protein and fiber, making them a great choice for a filling, nutritious meal. Check out these other hearty lentil recipes for more inspiration.

But this stew isn't just for vegans. It's a crowd-pleaser that everyone can enjoy. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or just cooking for your family, this stew is sure to impress. For more ideas on vegan meals that non-vegans will love, take a look at these suggestions.

So why wait? Get out your Instant Pot and start cooking! With this Vegan Lentil Stew, you're just a few steps away from a delicious, nutritious meal. And remember, cooking is an adventure. Don't be afraid to experiment with different vegetables or spices. After all, the best recipes are the ones that you make your own. Here are some more one-dish plant-based meals to inspire your culinary journey.