Express Curried Lentils

74

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

3 to 4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes
Express Curried Lentils

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Ingredients

  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 large sweet potato , peeled
  • 2 tsp hot curry powder
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large cauliflower , cut into florets
  • 540-mL can lentils , drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • Chop tomatoes and sweet potato. Then coat a large, wide saucepan with vegetable oil and set over medium heat. Add curry and cumin seeds. Stir until fragrant, about 1 min. Add tomatoes and stir often until they start to break down, 4 to 6 min. Stir in peanut butter and broth. Bring to a boil, then add sweet potato. Cover and reduce heat. Boil gently, stirring often, until almost soft, about 10 min. Then stir in cauliflower and lentils. When it returns to a boil, cover and stir often until cauliflower is as tender as you like, 5 to 10 min. Stir in cilantro.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 337,
  • Protein
  • 18 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50 g,
  • Fat
  • 10 g,
  • Fibre
  • 13 g,
  • Sodium
  • 855 mg.

Peanut butter is much more than a sandwich spread. Melded into a spicy curry, it adds richness and creaminess.