Sweet Potato Lentil Curry

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 2
Sweet Potato Lentil Curry
Health Highlights


2 tsp Canola oil
1 tbsp minced Ginger root
2 tsp Curry powder
1 tsp Turmeric, ground
1 stick(s) Cinnamon
1 cup Water
1/2 cup Green lentils, raw
1 medium Yellow onion
3 clove(s) Garlic
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Salt
1 can (13.5oz) Coconut milk, reduced fat
1 large potato Sweet potato (peeled, diced)
3 cup Baby spinach
1 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked


1. In a large frying pan over medium high heat add oil and then onions and sauté until soft approximately 5 minutes.

2. Add ginger, garlic, curry powder, cumin, turmeric and salt. Stir and cook another 2 minutes.

3. Add cinnamon stick, coconut milk, water, sweet potatoes and lentils.

4. Cover and simmer on low for approximately 25 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender.

5. Extra tip - If making ahead of time add spinach - no need to stir. Refrigerate and reheat 10 minutes before dinner.

6. Stir in spinach and cook for another minute until spinach wilts.

7. Serve over rice and enjoy!



are an important source of plant-based protein and are high in fibre which make them good for digestion!

Sweet Potatoes

contain beta-carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body which is important for vision health and immunity!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 613
Calories from fat 252
Calories from saturated fat 190
Total Fat 28.0 g
Saturated Fat 21.1 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1309 mg
Potassium 1500 mg
Total Carbohydrate 76 g
Dietary Fiber 15.1 g
Sugars 10.6 g
Protein 22.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 1.3
Vegetables 4.1

Energy sources