Braised Lentils and Vegetables
Braised Lentils and Vegetables
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    The long slow braising time brings out the natural sweetness in the vegetables. Using vegetable broths adds a depth of flavor. Eat as a vegetarian main dish, or as a side dish to accompany roasted meats and poultry.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tablespoon oil (olive, avocado, or ghee)
    • 1 large onion, diced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
    • 8 ounces baby carrots
    • 1 fennel bulb, cut into 8 wedges
    • 1½ cups French green lentils du Puy (or brown lentils), rinsed well and drained
    • ½ cup white wine (or water)
    • 3 to 3½ cups Simply Stock
    • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • fresh parsley leaves, for garnish
    • crusty bread, for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1019 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1940 mg 80.85%
    • Calcium: 222 mg 22.19%
    • Potassium: 4153 mg 118.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 18 mg 100.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 169 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 41 g 164.46%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 74 g
    • Alcohol: 3 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 97.09%
    • Vitamin C 13.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch10
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total17 oz-eq

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