Lentil Cheese Bake - from More With Less Cookbook

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 317.5
  • Total Fat: 21.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 70.0 mg
  • Sodium: 779.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 17.7 g

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Great with crusty bread. Great with crusty bread.
Number of Servings: 12


    1 3/4 c lentils, rinsed (1 bag)
    2 c water
    1 whole bay leaf
    2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1/8 tsp marjoram
    1/8 tsp sage
    1/8 tsp thyme
    1 onion, medium, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    16 oz. crushed tomoatoes (15 oz can w/ a little water is fine)
    2 carrots, large, sliced 1/8" thick
    1/2 c celery, sliced
    1 c green pepper (optional, chopped)
    2 Tbl parsley, cried
    2 c cheddar cheese, shredded


Preheat oven to 375*
Combine lentils, water, spices, onion, garlic and tomatoes in shallow 9x13" baking dish.
Cover tightly and bake 30 minutes.
Uncover and stir in carrots & celery.
Bake covered 40 minutes until vegetables are tender.
Stir in green pepper and parsley. Sprinkle cheese on top.
Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes until cheese melts.
Makes 12, 190 g (approx.) servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMYMLE.

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  • Very Good
    This has been one of my favorites for years! I ate it by the bucket in college, and it's been one of my most dependable comfort foods ever since. Thanks for posting it! - 12/26/12

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