Recipes and Cooking Pumpkin, Chickpea, and Red Lentil Stew 4.0 (73) 4 Reviews Enjoy fall comfort food by the bowlful with this slow cooker soup recipe starring pumpkin, beans, and fresh ginger. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 25 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound pie pumpkin or winter squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 15 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 3 medium carrots, sliced 1/2 inch thick 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) 1 cup red lentils, rinsed and drained 2 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cup chicken or vegetable broth ¼ cup chopped peanuts 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro Plain nonfat yogurt (optional) Directions In a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine pumpkin, chickpeas, carrots, onion, lentils, tomato paste, ginger, lime juice, cumin, salt, turmeric, and pepper. Pour broth over all in cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Top each serving with peanuts, cilantro, and if desired, yogurt. Makes 6 (1-1/3 cup) servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 275 Calories 4g Fat 46g Carbs 14g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 275 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 2mg 1% Sodium 1027mg 45% Total Carbohydrate 46g 17% Total Sugars 8g Protein 14g Vitamin C 14.8mg 74% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 3.4mg 19% Potassium 795mg 17% Folate, total 80.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.