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Slow Cooker Madras Lentils are full of red beans, lentils, tomatoes and can be served over rice for a delicious, healthy, vegetarian dinner the whole family will enjoy!


  • ½ lb dried lentils
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chilis
  • 1 15 oz can small red kidney beans
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 6 cups beef or vegetable broth
  • 1 TBSP chili powder
  • 1 TBSP cumin
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients, except heavy cream, in slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours.
  • Stir in heavy cream.
  • Using an immersion blender (or a blender or food processor in batches), puree until to desired thickness.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve alone as a soup, or serve over rice with a little bit of cheese and/or sour cream.