Curried Lentils in Tomato Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.9
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 860.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.7 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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From Martha Stewart From Martha Stewart
Number of Servings: 6


    31TBS canola oil
    1 medium onion, finely chopped
    1 piece fresh ginger (2" long), peeled and finely grated
    Coarse salt
    2 tsp curry powder
    1 tsp garam masala (optional)
    1/4 to 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    26 oz best-quality store-bought tomato sauce
    2 cans (20 oz each) cooked lentils, rinsed and drained
    2 TBS fresh lime juice (from 1 lime)
    1/2 c chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish (optional)
    Cooked brown basmati (or other long-grain brown) rice, for serving


In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium. Add onion and ginger; season with salt. Cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, 5 to 8 minutes.

Add spices; cook, stirring, until fragrant, 30 to 60 seconds.

Add tomato sauce, lentils, and 1 cup water. Simmer until slightly thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in lime juice and cilantro; season with salt.

Serve lentil mixture with rice; garnish with more cilantro, if desired.

Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOLLY2977.

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