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Lentil and Spinach Dhansak

Vegetarian curry that's as hot as you want it.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Melt the spread in a saucepan, add the onion and ginger and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft.
  2. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually add the vegetable stock dissolved in water and bring to the boil.
  3. Stir in the lentils, carrots and sweet potato and simmer gently for about 15 minutes until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to packet directions.
  5. Stir the spinach leaves into the cooked vegetables until they have just wilted and then add the lemon rind and juice.
  6. Serve the vegetables with the rice, garnished with lemon zest.
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Grains, Pasta and Rice
Favorable
Legumes and Legume Products
Favorable
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable
Margarine and Spreads
OK
Yogurt
Moderation
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable
Spices and Herbs
Favorable
Soup
Moderation
Fresh Fruit
Favorable
Water
Favorable
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Really tasty and filling. Substitute the carrot for butternut squash, if preferred - this is a really nice alternative.
23 Dec 07 by member: Lucybell33
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Nutrition summary:

There are 522 calories in 1 serving of Lentil and Spinach Dhansak.
Calorie break-down: 13% fat, 74% carbs, 13% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
522
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
7.74g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.284g
11%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
2.048g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.716g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
171mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
98.3g
33%
Dietary Fiber
14g
56%
Sugars
7.99g
Protein
17.29g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
790mg
79%
Iron
21.24mg
118%
Potassium
1088mg
31%
Vitamin A
61350IU
1227%
Vitamin C
127.8mg
213%
* 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.
26%
of RDI*
(522 calories)
26% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (74%)
 
Fat (13%)
 
Protein (13%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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