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Curried Lentils

This comforting curry recipe is packed with protein, fiber and flavor. Recipe source: Budget Bytes

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4
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  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Curry Powder
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Tomato Sauce
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup cry Brown Lentils
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 3 Carrots, diced
  • 1/2 bunch Cilantro, minced (optional)
  1. Bring water to a boil in a sauce pot, then add the lentils. Allow the pot to come back up to a boil, turn the heat to low, and place a lid on top. Simmer for 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, onion and carrots and sauté for about 5 minutes. Add the curry powder and sauté for 1 minute more.
  3. Add the lentils and tomato sauce to the skillet. Stir and heat for about 5 minutes. Turn heat off and salt to taste. Top with fresh cilantro and serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 283
Fat 5 g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.7 g 4%
Sodium 254 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 49 g 18%
Fiber 11 g 39%
Sugars 9 g
Protein 15 g 30%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Cooked lentils are rich in folate and iron.

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Carrots are a good source of vitamins A, K and B6.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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