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Baked Lentils with Cheese

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Ingredients
  Lentils 12 Ounce, rinsed (1 3/4 Cups)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Marjoram leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Whole sage 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced / mashed
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Carrots 2 Large, sliced 1/8 inch thick
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
  Green pepper 1 , seeded and chopped
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Sharp cheddar cheese 10 Ounce, shredded (3 Cups)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375°.

MAKING
2. In a shallow baking dish about 9 by 13 inches, add lentils, water, bay, salt, pepper, marjoram, sage, thyme, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.
3. Seal with a foil.
4. Bake for 30 minutes.
5. Uncover and add carrots and celery.
6. Cover and bake for 40 minutes.
7. Uncover and add green pepper and parsley.
8. Sprinkle cheese over it and bake uncovered for 5 minutes.

SERVING
9. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 706 Calories from Fat 189

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.2%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75 mg25%

Sodium 1625.5 mg67.7%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27.1%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132.1%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 44 g88.4%

Vitamin A 169.3% Vitamin C 116.1%

Calcium 66.2% Iron 50.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baked Lentils With Cheese Recipe