Indian Lentils & Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Indian Lentils & Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Indian Lentils & Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by debbwl56

Makes 4 servings



Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Total Time: 50 mins

Recipe Ingredients for Indian Lentils & Spinach

1 cooking spray
1 1/2 cup red bell pepper
1 onion
2 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 cup lentils, brown
1 can chicken broth
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon pepper, black
6 cup spinach
8 ounces yogurt, fat-free plain

Recipe Directions for Indian Lentils & Spinach

  1. 1. Coat an unheated large nonstick saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add sweet pepper, onion, garlic, and curry powder to hot saucepan; cook for 1 minute.

  2. 2. Stir in lentils, vegetable broth, the water, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.

  3. 3. Transfer mixture to a large serving bowl. Add spinach and stir mixture until spinach is wilted. If desired, serve with mint and yogurt.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 445.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
338
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
557mg
23%
Potassium
1287mg
37%
Total Carbohydrates
52.8g
18%
Dietary Fiber
24.1g
96%
Sugars
10.7g
Protein
28.1g
Vitamin A 107% Vitamin C 142%
Calcium 20% Iron 47%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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