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Green Lentil Stew with a Tomato Sauce

71 Reviews
90% would make this recipe again

The hearty goodness of this meatless dish is only increased by its utter simplicity of preparation.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 30 min
190 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly

Ingredients

1 cup green-brown lentils (dried), rinsed and drained 150 g
2 cups My Mother's Tomato Sauce 500 mL
salt [optional]

Before you start

It is not necessary to soak the lentils in advance.

Method

  1. Rinse the lentils and pick out any small stones and debris. Cook them in a saucepan of salted water, about 20-25 min until tender but still somewhat al dente. Drain the lentils, discard the liquid, and set them aside.
  2. Heat My Mother's Tomato Sauce in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the lentils and cook 5-7 min, with occasional stirring, until the lentils are fully cooked.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (110g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

190

Fat

5 g

7 %

Saturated 1.8 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

10 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

250 mg

10 %

Carbohydrate

28 g

9 %

Fibre

6 g

23 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

11 g

Vitamin A

28 %

Vitamin C

20 %

Calcium

5 %

Iron

31 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¾ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin A
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables 1
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

71 Reviews (69 with rating only ) 90% would make this recipe again
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LCSutton
june 03, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

Loved this, so earthy and simple - this is going to be a staple freezer meal.

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littlerun
august 12, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This is a delicious and simple meal. We served it over millet instead of couscous. It was enhanced by a squeeze of lemon over each serving.

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This recipe is in the following categories

Beans/Legumes | Main courses/Entrées | High Iron | Vegetarian | Kosher | High Fibre | Halal

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littlerun
august 12, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This is a delicious and simple meal. We served it over millet instead of couscous. It was enhanced by a squeeze of lemon over each serving.

Useful 2
LCSutton
june 03, 2012 | I would make this recipe again

Loved this, so earthy and simple - this is going to be a staple freezer meal.

Useful 0
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