Use left-over chicken to make this flavorful dal recipe in just 30 minutes! Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan bring 2 cups of the water to boiling. Stir in lentils; simmer 10 minutes. If needed, stir in enough of the remaining 1/2 cup water to reach desired consistency.

  • Meanwhile, in an 8-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add onion, curry powder, salt and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add red pepper; cook 3 minutes more.

  • Stir onion mixture and spinach into cooked lentils until spinach is wilted. Top servings with chicken.


Tip: Brown or green lentils can be used in place of the red or yellow lentils. Simply increase the cooking time to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; total fat 5.5g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.9g; cholesterol 30mg 10% DV; sodium 493mg 20% DV; potassium 525mg 15% DV; carbohydrates 36g 12% DV; fiber 7.5g 30% DV; sugar 3g; protein 24.1g 48% DV; exchange other carbs 3; vitamin a iu 2735IU; vitamin c 48mg; folate 302mcg; calcium 68mg; iron 5mg; magnesium 63mg.