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Winter Squash & Lentil Stew Recipe

Looking for an easy Winter Squash & Lentil Stew recipe? Learn how to make Winter Squash & Lentil Stew using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by avesha

Makes 6 servings



A delicious, low-calorie, hearty stew for a cold night. Serve with a nice crusty bread

Recipe Ingredients for Winter Squash & Lentil Stew

1 c. lentils
4 c. water
1 onion, chopped
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp cayenne
4 cups squash
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Winter Squash & Lentil Stew

  1. Bring 2 cups of the water and the lentils to a simmer in a medium pot. Cover and cook until the lentils are tender, around 20 minutes.

  2. While the lentils are cooking, in a large pot braise the onion in 1/2 cup of water until it is soft and translucent, add the spices, remaining water and squash. Cover and cook over a medium heat until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork, around 15 minutes.

  3. Stir in the cooked lentils, lemon juice and salt to taste & eat.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 287.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
132
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.6g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
209mg
9%
Potassium
529mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
23.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
11.0g
44%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
10.2g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 4% Iron 19%
* 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
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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