Lentils with Ginger, Golden Beets, and Herbs
Lentils with Ginger, Golden Beets, and Herbs
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  • Summary

    Lentils are enlivened by coriander, ginger, mint, and cilantro. Sweet beets add lots of minerals.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound (about 6 medium) trimmed golden or red beets
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) dried lentils, such as French green or black beluga
    • 6 thin slices fresh ginger plus 1 teaspoon finely grated
    • 1/4 medium red onion, finely diced (1/2 cup)
    • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole coriander seeds, toasted and ground, or 1 teaspoon ground
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint, plus leaves for garnish
    • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro, plus leaves for garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 117 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.61%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.75%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 496 mg 20.65%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.17%
    • Potassium: 177 mg 5.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.07%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.81%
    • Vitamin C 3.41%
    • 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.
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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