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Hearty Lentil And Avocado Bowl Recipe

Lentils pack a serious nutritional punch-they’re a great source of protein, fiber, iron, and potassium. They make the perfect base for this hearty bowl, which also features creamy avocado, fresh tomatoes, and sweet carrots for a filling and satisfying meal.

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Hearty Lentil And Avocado Bowl

This colorful bowl is ideal for lunch, dinner or a light snack. The recipe is also quite adjustable – you can easily add in your favorite veggies. Feel free to swap out the lentils for another type of bean to make your meal even more diverse.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup red lentils 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • A handful of chopped cilantro
  • 1 medium-sized avocado

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Instructions:

  1. Cook the lentils according to the package instructions. They should be soft, but not mushy. To check, take a small bite-they should be cooked thoroughly, but still have some firmness to them.
  2. In a hot skillet, drizzle olive oil. Add chopped onions and minced garlic and cook until they are golden brown and caramelized. 
  3. Add in carrots, tomatoes, curry powder, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes. 
  4. Stir in the lentils. Simmer until well-combined. 
  5. In a bowl, serve the lentils garnished with cilantro and sliced avocado.
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Red Lentils Facts, Calories, Health Benefits And Side Effects

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SOURCES:

  1. Hearty lentil and avocado bowl (2021, youtube.com)
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