Red Lentil Pilaf Recipe

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Red Lentil Pilaf
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  1. Combine the veggies in a heavy frying pan.
  2. Cook for about 5 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly, until the green onion wilts Add the lentils, chicken broth, and garlic.
  3. Stir.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cayenne pepper and parsley.
  6. Take care not to overcook, the lentils should have a crunch.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 113.61 Kcal (476 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.87g 1%
Sodium 79.88mg 3%
Potassium 435.48mg 9%
Total Carbs 18.88g 6%
Sugars 1.78g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8.4g 34%
Protein 7.96g 16%
Vitamin C 30.5mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 9mg 50%
Calcium 41.4mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 76.5 Kcal (320 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.58g 1%
Sodium 53.79mg 3%
Potassium 293.22mg 9%
Total Carbs 12.72g 6%
Sugars 1.2g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.65g 34%
Protein 5.36g 16%
Vitamin C 20.5mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 17%
Iron 6.1mg 50%
Calcium 27.9mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.5
  • 2

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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