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    Lentil Curry Stew

    You asked so I will put a couple recipes up for you. This is a simple & easy way to make a lentil dish. Lentils are a great source of fiber & protien! they have no sulfar which is the gas causing element in other legumes....so eat all you want and you wont gas your partner This is a vegetarian recipe BUT you can add all kinds of cooked meats!


    INGREDIENTS
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
    1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    1 small cauliflower (2 pounds) cut into florets
    3/4 pound all-purpose potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
    2 tablespoons curry powder, preferably Madras
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    2 1/2 cups canned tomatoes, chopped, with their juice
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1 cup frozen peas, thawed
    1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt, for serving (optional)
    1 cup lentils, picked over and rinsed

    PREPARATION
    1. In 5-quart Dutch oven or large saucepan with lid, heat oil over low heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute or until garlic is tender. Stir in bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently 5 minutes or until tender.

    2. Stir in cauliflower, potatoes, lentils, curry powder, cumin, coriander, and cook 2 minutes or until well coated.

    3. Add tomatoes, salt, black pepper, and 1 3/4 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook 30 minutes, or until lentils are cooked through and vegetables are tender.

    4. Stir in peas and cook 1 minute, or until heated through. Divide curry evenly among plates and top each serving with yogurt if desired.



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    Last edited by lstbred; 07-16-2013 at 12:44 PM.

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