Red Lentil Curry*

Red Lentil Curry*

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 piece of ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1/2 cup red lentils
  • 3/4 cups low-fat coconut milk
  • 8 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas optional
  • handful cilantro chopped for garnish
  • lime wedges for garnish
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked

Recipe:

Cook quinoa according to packet instructions. Heat oil over medium hot in a pot. Add onions, garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant. Add curry powder, salt and red curry paste. Stir until mixed and cook for 1 minute. Add lentils, coconut milk and canned tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until lentils are cooked through. Add chickpeas and cook for additional few minutes. Serve lentils and chickpeas over 1/4 cup cooked quinoa and top with cilantro and lime wedge. Save the other half of lentil mixture and quinoa for tomorrow!