Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1tablespoon curry powder
  • 1tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1cup lentils, rinsed
  • 21/2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 medium sweet potato (about 8 ounces), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves (about 3 ounces)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup plain, whole-milk yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw almonds
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium pot; add onion and garlic and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in curry powder, ginger, and cumin and cook for 1 minute. Stir in lentils and broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add sweet potatoes, cover, and cook for 10 minutes longer, until water is absorbed and sweet potatoes are just tender. Stir in baby spinach and cook for 1 minute longer, until spinach is just wilted. Add salt and adjust seasonings to taste.
  2. Transfer to four serving bowls and top each with 1/4 cup yogurt and 2 tablespoons chopped almonds. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 291mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 20g 80%
Protein 20g 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


PER SERVING: 392 cal, 27% fat cal, 12g fat, 2g sat fat, 8mg chol, 20g protein, 54g carb, 20g fiber, 291mg sodium