Curried Lentils Recipe

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


Submitted by wzlst

Makes 4 servings



Quick, healthy and satisfying meal

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Lentils

1 cup brown or green lentils, washed
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbs low-sodium chicken broth
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 carrots, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
2 celery stalks, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
2 cups finely chopped kale
2 tsp curry powder
15 oz diced tomatoes, with juice
3 tbs chopped fresh cilantro
1 salt and black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Curried Lentils

  1. Rinse lentils in strainer and sort through, removing debris.

  2. Chop onions and garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their hidden health benefits.

  3. Heat 1 TBS broth in medium soup pot. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently, until translucent.

  4. Add garlic, carrots, and celery. Continue to sauté for another couple of minutes. Add curry powder and mix to bring out its flavor.

  5. Add rinsed and drained lentils, 4 cups broth and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer uncovered until lentils and vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

  6. Add kale and simmer for another 10 minutes. Add cilantro and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 502.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
124mg
5%
Potassium
1049mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
44.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
18.5g
74%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
17.4g
Vitamin A 225% Vitamin C 102%
Calcium 11% Iron 30%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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