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Savory Lentils

Enjoy this quick and delicious fat burning meal. Perfect on a cold day or if you're just in the mood for some simple comfort food.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 237kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 onion large
  • 1 cup lentils brown/green basic lentils, best if soaked overnight
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 bullion cubes of choice or just use 4 cups veggie or chicken broth instead of water
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup sweet potato, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-2 Tbs curry powder
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1-2 Tbs chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Sauté together butter (can substitute with olive oil or margarine), onions, garlic, and spices. Add water, lentils. In a separate bowel combine the diced tomatoes with the sweet potato. (I usually blend these together in my magic bullet.) Then add to pan/pot. Bring to a boil and simmer 30 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. 

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Adrianne Neiss

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 2936mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g