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Minty Spinach Lentils Recipe

Looking for an easy minty spinach lentils recipe? Learn how to make minty spinach lentils using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by chriswbrand

Makes 4 servings



no added fat, delicious vegetable main dish.

Recipe Ingredients for minty spinach lentils

2 cups raw yams
1 cup dry lentils
12 oz. raw spinach
3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp lemon juice
3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup fresh mint

Recipe Directions for minty spinach lentils

  1. Brown the garlic in 2 tbsp of broth. add the yams, lentils, and the rest of the broth. Bring to the boil, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.

  2. Add the spinach, mint, and cayenne pepper to taste. Cover and let the spinach wilt down into the broth.

  3. Turn off the heat and add the salt and lemon juice. Adjust spices with salt and pepper

Categories

Vegetables

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 401.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
288
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
712mg
30%
Potassium
1438mg
41%
Total Carbohydrates
53.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
19.7g
79%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
17.7g
Vitamin A 166% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 14% Iron 41%
* 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 sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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