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Garlic Lentils with Kale

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"Packed with fiber, this lentil and kale dish is a great low-fat side dish or one-pot vegetarian main meal. For a creamier sauce, add heavy cream at the end."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 20 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 35 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Cook red onion in hot oil until browned, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour lentils into the pot with onion; add enough water to cover the lentils by 2 to 3 inches. Bring the water to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low.
  3. Stir tomato paste, garlic, brown sugar, and paprika into the lentil mixture to integrate the paste smoothly into the liquid; bring to a simmer and cook until the lentils are tender, about 1 hour.
  4. Stir kale into the lentils, reduce heat to low, and cook until the kale is tender, 10 to 15 minutes; season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
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Sep 19, 2014

We did like this veggie dish, though did find it needed a few adjustments at least for the locale we live in. I did not think it needed a full cup of olive oil for the onions so just used enough to sweat the onion tip not quite caramelized. And from past experience of cooking lentils here, I have found that 20-30 minutes is sufficient. Overall, this was pretty flavorful and satisfying and glad I found this!!! At the final seasoning, I did add a bit of flaked red pepper for a bit of zing. Thanks for this post, bolshevik

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 267 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 7.5 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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