Slowcooker Lentils with Tomatoes

Slowcooker Lentils & TomatoesIngredients

  • 1 to 2 tsp Better than Bouillon vegetable flavor (or vegetable bouillon of your choice)
  • 1/2 of a medium onion, diced
  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Saute onion & garlic w/a splash of water or vegetable broth over medium-high heat until softened but not browned, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Put onion, garlic, lentils, water, bouillon, tomatoes, ginger & spices into slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high for about 4 hours, or on low 6 - 8 until lentils are tender. Add additional water if needed, you're going for a stew-like consistency.
  4. Serve over rice or couscous (not included in nutritional analysis).
  5. Just before serving, stir in lemon juice & garnish with cilantro.

Note: Vegetable broth may be substituted for the bouillon & water. 

Makes 6 servings, approximately 1 cup each.

Nutrition Info

  • Calories: 86.1
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.0g
  • Protein: 4.2g
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