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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 227.7
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 174.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.5 g
  • Protein: 15.0 g

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Truly Red Spiced Dal

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

A little unorthodox to some, but I love this spicy combination of peppers, herbs, and vegetable juice with the creamy red lentils. A great source of veggie protein and fiber! A little unorthodox to some, but I love this spicy combination of peppers, herbs, and vegetable juice with the creamy red lentils. A great source of veggie protein and fiber!
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    3/4 cup water
    1/2 cup red lentils
    1/2 tsp mustard seed
    1 large white onion, chopped
    1 tbsp minced ginger
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeds IN, minced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 tbsp coriander
    2 tsp cumin
    1 plum tomato, chopped
    1/2 cup V8 or tomato juice
    salt to taste
    1/2 tbsp cilantro

Directions

Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan.
Add lentils, stirring, then reduce heat.
Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat a large, non-stick skillet and add mustard seeds.
When they begin to pop, add onion, ginger, jalapeno and garlic.
Add a splash of water and cook until the onions and garlic are golden.
Add coriander and cumin, cook 1 minute.
Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, until tomato is saucy.
Add V8 and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and cook 6 minutes.
Stir in cooked lentils and remove from heat.
Add salt and cilantro, stirring well.
Serve.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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