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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 369.2
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 221.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 73.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 20.4 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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Lars' Lentil Dinner

Submitted by: LARSOFROCK

Introduction

This is a vegan dish with Garam Masala, an indian spice mix which includes Cinnamon which has been shown to regualte blood sugar levels. I usually double the recipe and make 2 servings saving the extra serving for lunch the next day. This is a vegan dish with Garam Masala, an indian spice mix which includes Cinnamon which has been shown to regualte blood sugar levels. I usually double the recipe and make 2 servings saving the extra serving for lunch the next day.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Lentils (dry) 50 grams
    Brown Rice 1/4 cup dry
    Garam Masala (spice mix, NOT paste) - to taste
    Curry Powder (no salt) - to taste
    Pinto Beans - 1/2 cup
    Zucchini - 1 cup chopped
    Eggplant - Fresh 1 cup chopped
    Onion - 1/4 Cup
    Garlic Powder (optional)

Directions

1. Rinse the brown rice and lentils in a stainless steel strainer. Spray the bottom of a sauce pan with pam or non-stick cooking spray. Add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Simmer until most of the water in absorbed.

2. While the lentils and rice are cooking. Chop and prep the veggies.

3. Spray the bottom of the pan with non stick cooking spray and sautee the onions until they are translucent.

4. Add the Zucchinni and Eggplant and 1/4 cup of water with the Garam Masala and 1/2 the Curry Powder.

5. Add the other 1/2 of the curry powder to the lentils and rice. Simmer for an additional 10 to 15 minutes (or until the the eggplant and zucchini is translucent).

6. Add the pinto beans and cook until warm.

Serve!

Makes 1 serving stew for those who live alone.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LARSOFROCK.






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