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Simple Moroccan Lentils

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320Calories
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Simple Moroccan Lentils

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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tsp. ginger (ground dry)
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • 3/4 tsp. salt (or more to taste)
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds (whole)
  • 1 small yellow onion (peeled and diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup tomatoes (finely chopped or pureed, canned or fresh)
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup lentils (whole brown- or green-skinned, rinsed)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (minced)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro (minced)
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    320Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories320Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium460mg19%
    Potassium700mg20%
    Protein14g27%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber18g72%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C70%
    Calcium8%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(13)

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    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Enjoyed all the flavors and it’s quick to make I served with some Greek yogurt
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    Yummly User 8 months ago
    Goes really well with basmati rice and fish. Whoah now!, careful with the cayenne. Sometimes a little goes a long way especially if you have the extra hot stuff like I do, I plan to tilt a little more smoked paprika and a little less cayenne next time.
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    Yummly User 8 months ago
    Did not have cayenne, so I substituted hot sauce…This soup is so good! Very unique.
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    Yummly User 9 months ago
    Yum! Spices are on point. I used smoked paprika. I did add more water and would like to make it again with coconut milk so there’s more sauce for rice. I think this will be yummy next time with baked chicken!
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    Yummly User 9 months ago
    Easy to make. Came out delicious.
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Excellent. My husband even raved about it and he is finicky about trying new foods he is not familiar with. I served them with honey-curry chicken niblets and warm spinach salad. — I soaked my lentils for 24 hours prior to cooking, and then rinsed them over and over to remove as much of the lectins as possible (without pressure cooking them, since I don’t have a pressure cooker). Because they were soaked so long, they absorbed a lot of water and did not require but one cup of water in the cooking of them. Additionally, they were already soft and almost edible after all that soaking, so I only cooked them for about 15 minutes total. When done cooking, they still had texture but were soft enough to enjoy. I loved this recipe. I will definitely make this again.
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Absolutely perfect! Deffinitely on my staple list.
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Excellent! I double it and my family requests it regularly. Easy and delicious
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Love this! I make it at least once a week - one time I was out of diced tomatoes and substituted tomato paste, and found we actually prefer it that way. Amazing flavor.
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    Yummly User a year ago
    This is DELICIOUS!!!!
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Delicious! I loved this dish over rice. The lemon juice really adds a zing. It’s great for a vegan meal (even if the SO doesn’t like it).
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    Yummly User a year ago
    Delicious! Thank you
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Delicious! A tasty and easy way to eat lentils. I suggest to use a little bit less of the spice mix if you're not used to eat very spiced food. I also skipped ground ginger bc I don't like it and replaced cumin seed for cumin powder, it turned out great!. You can also use cooked lentils for quicker results, just add little water to your disare consistency

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