Ethiopian Red Lentil & Sweet Potato Curry

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 300.9
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 181.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.4 g
  • Protein: 15.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 yellow onion, chopped
    2 tbsp vegetable oil
    3 tbsp ginger, minced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    2 1/2 medium sweet potatoes, 1/2 inch dice
    1 red pepper, roasted and diced
    1 1/2 cups lentils
    2 cups tomato sauce
    1 cup water
    1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp cumin
    1 tsp allspice
    2 tsp paprika
    2 tsp ginger
    Salt and pepper to taste


In a medium sauce pot, heat the oil and add the onions and sweet potato. Cook on medium high heat for about 12 minutes covered.

Add the ginger and garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
Stir in the lentils, spices, tomato sauce, roasted pepper, and water.

Cook on medium low for 35-40 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes and lentils are soft. Add more water if the mixture becomes too thick.

Serving Size: Makes 6, 1 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUUKWORM14.

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