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Red Lentil Dip

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Ingredients
  Red lentils 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain low-fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bottled salsa 2 Tablespoon (Medium Hot)
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Dash
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

1. Place the lentils and 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover the pan, reduce the heat to low and simmer the lentils about 20 minutes, or until they are tender.
2. Transfer the lentils and any remaining liquid to a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth, scraping down the sides of the container with a rubber spatula as necessary.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 393 Calories from Fat 9

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.99 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.59 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.4 mg1.1%

Sodium 453.9 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g70.1%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 17.6% Vitamin C 25.3%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Red Lentil Dip Recipe