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Spicy Red Lentils Recipe

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


Submitted by symplybeautiful317

Makes 6 servings



Recipe for Spicey Red Lentils like at Altu's

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Red Lentils

4 tbsp. olive oil
2 cups onion (one large onion or two small onions)
1 tsp. garlic, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
2 tbsp. berbere
2 cups split red lentils
6 cups water or vegetable broth
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup tomato paste

Recipe Directions for Spicy Red Lentils

Saute the onions in the olive oil, until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and ginger and saute for another minute. Add the berbere and saute for a few minute smore, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. The onions should start to carmelize Mix in the chopped tomatoes and tomato paste and simmer for another 5 to 10 minutes. Add the lentils, tomato paste, salt, red wine, and the vegetable stock or water and bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cook uncovered for an hour
Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 367.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1015mg
42%
Potassium
817mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
46.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
20.7g
83%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
17.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 6% 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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