Garlic and Herb Lentils

Serves

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4

Cost/Serving

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0.73

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 teaspoon oil (canola, olive, or vegetable)
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced (1/2 medium onion)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Rinse and sort lentils.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium low heat. Add onion, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
  4. Stir in lentils. Reduce heat to low and cover skillet. Cook for about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  5. Stir in lemon juice.

Tips

Serve as a side dish or as a main dish on bread or a tortilla with sliced fresh vegetables, plain yogurt, or shredded cheese.

The cook time is about 15 minutes if using red lentils.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 210


 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g
 
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 40mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates 36g
12%
Dietary Fiber 6g
24%
Total Sugars 2g
 
Added Sugars
NA*
Protein 15g
 

Vitamin D 0 mcg
0%
Calcium 29 mg
2%
Iron 3 mg
15%
Potassium 485 mg
10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently available for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.