Ethiopian Lentils

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 111.6
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 941.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g

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Number of Servings: 7


    Serves 6-10

    # 1 pound lentils
    # 6 cups water or vegetable broth

    * 6 cups mild green chiles roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped,

    * or 1 bell pepper chopped + 14-oz can chopped green chiles

    # 2 red onions, chopped
    # 2 cloves garlic minced, or more
    # 2 tablespoons Berbere Spice Mix
    # Freshly ground black pepper

    1. Bring lentils and broth to boil and simmer 10 minutes.

    2. Add chiles, onion, garlic, and Berebere spices. Cook
    covered for another 30 minutes, until most of liquid is absorbed.

    3. Serve with ground black pepper to taste.

    For a vegetarian meal, these lentils are good with a dollop of yogurt, brown rice and sliced tomatoes.


Simmer 10 minutes. Cook covered for another 30 minutes, until most of liquid is absorbed.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOYOUSNLAW.

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