Saucy Moroccan-Spiced Lentils
Saucy Moroccan-Spiced Lentils
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Flavorful, 30-minute Moroccan-spiced lentils with paprika, peppers, tomato, and fresh herbs. A healthy plant-based side or addition to bowls and salads!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (480 ml) water
    • 1 cup (192 g) green lentils, rinsed and well drained (or sub canned lentils, lightly rinsed and well drained)
    • 3 cloves garlic, skins removed (~1 1/2 Tbsp or 9 g)
    • 1/2 onion or 2 small shallots, chopped (55 g)
    • 1 large (or 2 small) red bell pepper (150 g)
    • 2 Tbsp (30 g) tomato paste
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp (18 g) coconut sugar or maple syrup (or stevia to taste)
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus more to taste
    • 1 Tbsp (7 g) smoked or sweet paprika, plus more to taste
    • 1 tsp ground cumin, plus more to taste
    • 1/2 tsp ground coriander, plus more to taste
    • 1 tsp ground ginger, plus more to taste
    • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric, plus more to taste
    • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, (more or less to preferred spice level)
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp (22 ml) apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
    • 3/4 cup (~22 g) fresh chopped parsley or cilantro (I used 1/2 cilantro + 1/2 parsley)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 139 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 205 mg 8.52%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.94%
    • Potassium: 452 mg 12.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.18%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 42.46%
    • Vitamin C 75.21%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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