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Red Lentil Sweet Potato Curry

A tasty vegan curry.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 300° F (150° C).
  2. Bring 3.5 cups water to a boil.
  3. Warm oil in large saucepan over high heat. Add chopped onion and sauté till it softens, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the sweet potato (peeled and chopped into 1" pieces), ginger, garlic, curry powder and bay leaf and sauté for about 1 minute.
  5. Add the boiling water and stir in the lentils.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer till lentils break down and sweet potatoes are tender.
  7. Season with salt.
  8. Serve with warm pita (wrap in damp cotton towel and warm in oven 10-15 minutes).
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I made this for a friend for lunch today and she loved it. I didn't have kosher salt so I just salted to taste with sea salt. Yum! Thanks for a great receipe!


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Nutrition summary:

There are 358 calories in 1 serving of Red Lentil Sweet Potato Curry.
Calorie break-down: 22% fat, 58% carbs, 21% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 80
Calories 358
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.85g 14%
  Saturated Fat 0.826g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.963g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.582g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Potassium 599mg  
Total Carbohydrate 53.6g 18%
  Dietary Fiber 9.8g 39%
  Sugars 2.6g  
Protein 19.05g  
Vitamin A 374% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 23% Iron 139%
of RDI*
(358 calories)
18% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (57%)
Fat (22%)
Protein (21%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories