Delicious Lentil Dahl

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 25 min 4
Delicious Lentil Dahl
Health Highlights


3 cup Water (or no-sodium vegetable stock)
1 cup Red lentils, split (rinsed well)
1 medium potato Sweet potato (chopped into small cubes)
1 small White onion (finely chopped)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp Turmeric, powder
1 tsp Cumin
1 clove(s) Garlic (finely chopped)
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander)
1 cup Baby spinach (finely chopped)
2 leaf Swiss chard (finely chopped)
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)


1. Combine water, lentils, sweet potato, onion, olive oil, turmeric, cumin, garlic and cilantro in a medium saucepan.

2. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for about 20 minutes.

3. Add spinach and chard; simmer for 2 minutes.

4. Stir in chickpeas and simmer for 3 minutes.

5. Leave chunky or puree to desired consistency.




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Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 357
Calories from fat 65
Calories from saturated fat 7.5
Total Fat 7.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 333 mg
Potassium 937 mg
Total Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 14.7 g
Sugars 8.2 g
Protein 21.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.5
Vegetables 3.7

Energy sources