Chia Lentils Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Chia Lentils Recipe recipe? Learn how to make Chia Lentils Recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rachel_dietitian

Makes 20 servings



Standout Beauty Nutrient: 3.56 mg of folate, over 100% RDA Beauty Benefits: Lentils have folate, which aids cell turnover to keep skin looking younger. This stimulates hair growth as well. Bonus Nutrients: Manganese works to stabilize blood sugar, build stronger bones and could protect aging-free radical damage. Lentils are also relatively high in iron, which maintains healthy blood flow to your face.

Recipe Ingredients for Chia Lentils Recipe

2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large white onion, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon fresh jalapeno, peeled, seeded, and minced
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 tablespoon Chia Seed
4 cup water
3 1/2 cups vegetable broth
2 cup red lentils
2 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes, undrained
4 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Recipe Directions for Chia Lentils Recipe

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan.

  2. Add onions and saute until lightly carmelized.

  3. Add cumin seeds, cardamom, garlic, and saute 2 minutes.

  4. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, simmer, stirring often, until all lentils are tender, about 15 minutes.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 151.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
109
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
197mg
8%
Potassium
248mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
15.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
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