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Crockpot Chicken and Lentils

A very satisfying and rewarding dish that is worth starting the night before with delicious flavors, low fat, good protein and fiber.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Soak the lentils in water and marinate the chicken (cut into large cubes) over night.
  2. In a large crockpot, place chopped chicken, chopped onion, celery, lentils, black beans, garlic and dry seasonings.
  3. Simmer remaining marinade from chicken, until reduced 50% and then add to crockpot along with the chicken stock.
  4. Cook on low-medium for 10 hours, until chicken can be broken up with wooden spoon.
  5. Add tomatoes and if using fresh herbs, approximately 1-2 hours before serving.
  6. Freeze leftovers for a quick dinner or divide for easy to heat lunches. The cayenne is optional.
  7. Note: have fun with the flavors and enjoy a comforting bowl on a cold day!
  8. Tip: soak the lentils with 1-2 teaspoons of baking soda overnight and be sure to rinse thoroughly to help minimize the effects of the gas with beans.
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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Legumes and Legume Products
OK*
Dressings
Moderation*
Chicken and Poultry Products
Favorable*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Moderation*
Soup
Moderation*
Spices and Herbs
OK*
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This sounds great - Thanks. I'm going to give it a try with pinto beans.
14 Apr 08 by member: MsDaisy
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Nutrition summary:

There are 367 calories in 1 serving of Crockpot Chicken and Lentils.
Calorie break-down: 32% fat, 33% carbs, 35% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 116
Calories 367
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 12.93g 20%
  Saturated Fat 1.983g 10%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 6.716g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.317g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 592mg 25%
Potassium 876mg  
Total Carbohydrate 29.9g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
  Sugars 3.91g  
Protein 32.76g  
 
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 7% Iron 21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
18%
of RDI*
(367 calories)
18% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (33%)
 
Fat (32%)
 
Protein (35%)
Carbohydrates, 29.9g (33%) Fat, 12.93g (32%) Protein, 32.76g (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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