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by hzl

Spiced Lentils with Spinach and Apples

Wilted spinach and soft apples with delicious spiced lentils.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet, and melt in the butter. Add the onion, and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes.
  2. Place the lentils and water in a large saucepan and bring to boil. Lower the heat, partially cover, and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add celery, cumin, mustard, ginger, coriander and turmeric to onion. Cook on medium-low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Scrape all this into the lentils, add the lemon juice and garlic. Stir. Simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes - until lentils are tender.
  5. Stir in the salt, black pepper, cayenne, spinach, and apples. Cook for a few minutes - until spinach is wilted and the apples begin to soften.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Note: recipe based on Mollie Katzen's Enchanted Broccoli Forest.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 334 calories in 1 serving of Spiced Lentils with Spinach and Apples.
Calorie break-down: 15% fat, 63% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 52
Calories 334
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5.79g 9%
  Saturated Fat 1.596g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.34g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.348g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 440mg 18%
Potassium 1033mg  
Total Carbohydrate 54.07g 18%
  Dietary Fiber 22.6g 90%
  Sugars 8.65g  
Protein 18.98g  
 
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 11% Iron 38%
* 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
17%
of RDI*
(334 calories)
17% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (63%)
 
Fat (15%)
 
Protein (22%)
Carbohydrates, 54.07g (63%) Fat, 5.79g (15%) Protein, 18.98g (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories