Recipe Details

Cumin, Lentils and Carrots

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

This dish offers a bang for your buck and your health. Canola oil has half the saturated fat of olive oil for a fraction of the price. Lentils and carrots offer essential nutrients for less than a dollar per serving.

Name: Amount:
canola, divided 1.50 Tbsp
diced carrots 1 cup
diced onion 1 cup
water 1.25 cups
dried lentils 0.33 cup
ground cumin, divided 0.50 tsp
salt 0.50 tsp
sugar 0.50 tsp
1:

Heat 1Tbsp canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook carrots and onions 8 minutes or until richly browned, stirring frequently. Add water, lentils, and 1/4 tsp cumin. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover tightly, and simmer 25 minutes or until lentils are tender.

2:

Remove from heat and add the remaining ingredients.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 55
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 315mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 17g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1/2 Starch 1 Vegetable 1 Fat