Lentils and Chard

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 134.1
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 316.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.3 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 c pink Lentils - rinsed
    1 bunch Swiss Chard - rinsed
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 lemon
    2 cloves garlic - coarsley chopped
    pepper to taste


Boil lentils til soft (about 10 minutes). While lentils are boiling, Chop the stems of the swiss chard, remove leaves from the stalks and chop coarsley .
In a non stick large pan, heat 1 tsp of olive oil. add the garlic and chard stems. Cook until the stems just begin to soften. Add Chard leaves and allow to wilt. While Chard is wilting, lightly pepper the leaves and squeeze 1/2 of the lemon over the chard.

In a small bowl combine juice of the other 1/2 of the lemon and 1 - 2 tsp of olive oil. (Making a vinaigrette)

Once Chard is wilted, remove to a platter or large bowl. Drain lentils and layer over the chard. Serve with the vinaigrette on the side.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GREYSK.

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  • This turned out okay, but I didn't love it. I did add onion to the recipe which gave it a bit more flavor. The lentils took a lot longer then 10 minutes to cook to soft, so that was disappointing. I think they would have more flavor if cooked in chicken or veggie broth, then when cooked in water. - 2/10/08

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