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Curried Potatoes with Red Lentils

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Curried Potatoes with Red Lentils
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 Servings

Lentils and spices add protein and flavor to this mixed potato dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or more oil)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed (use 2-3 garlic cloves)
  • 1 sweet potato, medium peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (use a dark-fleshed potatoes)
  • 2 potatoes, yellow, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (use thin-skinned potatoes, such as Yukon Gold)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, fresh grated
  • 1 tablespoon curry paste (or curry powder)
  • 1/2 cup dried red lentils
  • 2 cups vegetable stock (or chicken stock)
  • chopped fresh cilantro, divided (1/2 cup, optional)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • salt (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. In a large, heavy skillet, heat the oil and butter over medium-high heat. When the butter melts and foam subsides, sauté the onion for 3-4 minutes, until soft and starting to turn golden.
2. Add the garlic and potatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes until the potatoes are starting to turn golden on the edges.
3. Add the ginger and curry paste and cook for another minute.
4. Add the lentils, cilantro (optional), vegetable stock, and coconut milk. Stir to combine well and reduce the heat to a simmer.
5. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Add a little water, stock, or coconut milk if it gets too thick.
6. Add the lime juice and season with salt (optional). Serve hot.
 

Notes

Curry powder used for recipe costing and nutrition analysis.

Learn more about:
- Potatoes
- Sweet Potatoes
- Onions
- Ginger
- Garlic

Source:

Canadian Lentils. The Big Book of Lentils Cookbook.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (259g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 270
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 344 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 43 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 689 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 270
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 43 mg
Potassium 689 mg
Sodium 344 mg
Copper 357 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 183 mg
Selenium 5 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 170 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 108 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 33 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Protein Foods
1 ounces
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