Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Moroccan Lentil Stew

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This high protein and low calorie dish is a perfect to your regular boring bag lunches. With a flavor that isn’t too over powering, it’s sure to appeal to a wide range of palates (even ones that might not think they like ‘curry’ type dishes).

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Combine together the sautéd onions, curry paste, lentils and water. Simmer for about 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender and all the liquid is absorbed.

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Add tomatoes and salt, and simmer for another 10 minutes. Serve and garnish with almonds and parsley.

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Moroccan Lentil Stew

Marla Hingley
With a flavor that isn't too over powering, it's sure to appeal to a wide range of palates.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp GF Madras curry paste
  • 1 cup dried red lentils rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 796 ml canned diced tomatoes drained
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds optional
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped

Instructions
 

  • In a large saucepan, sauté onions with oil until soft. Stir in curry paste, lentils and water.
  • Bring to a boil, then allow to simmer (partially covered) for about 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender and all the liquid is absorbed.
  • Add tomatoes and salt, and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve and garnish with almonds and parsley.
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