Golden French Lentil Stew

Golden French Lentil Stew
Golden French Lentil Stew
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  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    French version: NO cumin and NO turmeric and only 1 tsp of thyme. Add 1tsp of oregano, 1 tsp of dried basil and 1 bay leaf. Let to simmer UNCOVERED a good 45 min before adding cream, kale and vinegar. (1/2 a can of diced tomatoes 796ml) Reprinted from Oh She Glows Every Day by arrangement with Avery Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © 2016, Glo Bakery Corporation. Photographs copyright © 2016 by Ashley McLaughlin.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) raw cashews, or 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (90 mL) raw sunflower seeds
    • 2 cups (500 mL) water
    • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 large yellow or sweet onion, diced, or 2 leeks, cleaned and thinly sliced (about 2 cups/500 mL)
    • 4 large cloves garlic, minced (2 tablespoons/ 30 mL minced)
    • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons (5 to 7 mL) fine sea salt, to taste, plus a couple pinches
    • 2 medium carrots, diced (1 heaping cup/275 mL)
    • 2 stalks celery, diced (3/4 cup/175 mL)
    • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) ground cumin
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7 mL) dried thyme
    • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) ground turmeric
    • 1 (14-ounce/398 mL) can of diced tomatoes, with juices
    • 3/4 cup (175 mL) uncooked French green lentils, picked over and rinsed
    • 4 cups (1 L) low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 3 cups (750 mL) stemmed and chopped Swiss chard or kale leaves
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons (5 to 10 mL) white wine vinegar, to taste

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 15 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 530 mg 22.08%
    • Calcium: 20 mg 2%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • 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 - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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