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Green Spinach Lentils

Kinda like lentil soup – but tasty and i got to use my “herb” sheers to make spinach ribbons This was another find from the indian crockpot cookbook! I’ve adapted to fit my need and love of spice! I made the 1/2 recipe – which was still nearly 8 servings!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups green/brown lentils, washed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1 1 inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 serrano – diced
  • 1 jalapeno – chopped
  • 1/2 tbl cumin seeds
  • 1 tbl salt
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 cups spinach measured, then cut into ribbons

Preparation

  1. Put lentils, onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, peppers, cumin, salt, garam masala, turmeric, and cayenne, and water into the slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 6 and 1/2 hours. Add the spinach and cook for 30 more.
  3. Serve with a little Parmesan cheese on top
Verdict: Herb cutting scissors are fun! The taste was great! Flavorful!  
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 191.6
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 396.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.5 g
  • Protein: 13.6 g
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