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Shepherd Stew

*10 Ing. or Fewer *Gluten-Free
Makes 8–10 servings
Prep. Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 5–8 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 5- to 6-qt.
Needed at Time of Preparation:
1½ lbs. lentils, uncooked
1½ celery ribs, chopped
2 large carrots, peeled and grated
1 cup chopped onion
1 bay leaf
½ tsp. thyme
¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
1–1½ tsp. salt
2 ham hocks
2 cups of water
Preparation Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a gallon-sized freezer bag.
  2. Remove as much air as possible and seal bag.
  3. Label bag with the information below, then freeze.
    TIP: If 8–10 servings are just too much for you, either split the recipe between 2 freezer bags or make it all and freeze the leftovers into portions appropriate for your family.
    Information for Freezer Bag:
    SHEPHERD STEW
    Makes 8–10 servings
    Cooking Time: 5–8 hours Ideal slow-cooker size: 5- to 6-qt.
    Needed at Time of Cooking/Serving:
    8 cups of water
    pita bread *replace with gluten-free pita to keep this recipe gluten-free

Instructions:

  1. Thaw bag completely for 24–48 hours or more.
  2. Combine contents of the freezer bag with an additional 8 cups water in the crock.
  3. Cover and cook on Low 5–8 hours.
  4. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Serve with pita bread.

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