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Curry Ginger Ragout of Lentils Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzanne Kelly
Added: Saturday, April 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 T.olive oil
2 tsp. minced garlic
1 onion minced
3 tsp. good quality curry powder
1 T. freshly grated ginger
1 fresh jalapeņo, seeded and minced
1 c. dried lentils
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 tomatoes, chopped, including juice
4 c. vegetable stock
pinch kosher salt
1 c. plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 c. minced cilantro or parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Heat a large pot on medium-high. Add oil. Saute garlic, onion, curry powder, ginger and jalapeņo for about 4 minutes. Add the lentils, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, stock and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover loosely and simmer until lentils are tender, about 30 minutes. Just before serving, swirl in yogurt and sprinkle stew with minced cilantro.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 35-45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I recommend doubling this recipe. Incredible healthy stew. Lots of vitamin B & E, and folic acid. Garlic, onions and ginger boost the immune system and yogurt helps reduce risk of osteoporosis.

 

 

 

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