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Sweet and Sour Lentils

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Ingredients
  Chicken broth 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Red lentils/Green lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 6 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Parsley/Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Paprika To Taste
  Lettuce leaves 1 (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 2-quart saucepan, add the chicken broth and the lentils. Allow it to come to a boil.
2) Turn down the flame and continue cooking for about 20 to 30 minutes, until the lentils just start to become tender.
3) Mix in the onions, oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper and parsley or cilantro. You may add less or more lemon juice and sugar as per your taste.
4) Gently stir the lentil mix to well incorporate all the flavors.
5) Lastly, sprinkle paprika and give the lentils a final mix.

SERVING
6) On a serving plate, lay down the lettuce leaves. Spoon the Sweet and Sour Lentils over it.
7) This dish may be served warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 291 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 482.1 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.5%

Sugars 10.6 g

Protein 14 g27.3%

Vitamin A 19.1% Vitamin C 37.4%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 13.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet And Sour Lentils Recipe