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Yields:
6 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Cheesy Lentil Bake

Lentils are the key ingredient in this healthy vegetarian cheddar topped bake.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  2. Rinse lentils and place in shallow 9x13" baking pan, add seasonings, onions, garlic, water and can of tomatoes.
  3. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Stir carrots, celery and pepper into lentils, cook uncovered for 40 minutes, add water if needed.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 5 more minutes.
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Without the carrots and only half the cheese, this is a suitable low-GI recipe. I used canned lentils. If you do, do not use any additional water and the cooking time is reduced to 30 minutes total.
28 Nov 10 by member: oceanroses
Everyone in my family loved this.
11 Mar 09 by member: NancyJohnson

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 378 calories in 1 serving of Cheesy Lentil Bake.
Calorie break-down: 21% fat, 51% carbs, 28% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
378
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
8.94g
11%
Saturated Fat
4.824g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.459g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.154g
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Sodium
879mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
50.28g
18%
Dietary Fiber
22.1g
79%
Sugars
6.06g
Protein
27.25g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
88mg
7%
Iron
5.66mg
31%
Potassium
940mg
20%
Vitamin A
270mcg
30%
Vitamin C
27.6mg
31%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
19%
of RDI*
(378 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (51%)
 
Fat (21%)
 
Protein (28%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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