Use left-over chicken to make this flavorful dal recipe in just 30 minutes!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

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; protein 24.1g 48% DV; carbohydrates 36g 12% DV; dietary fiber 7.5g 30% DV; sugars 3g; fat 5.5g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.9g 5% DV; cholesterol 29.8mg 10% DV; vitamin a iu 2734.9IU 55% DV; vitamin c 47.6mg 79% DV; folate 302.2mcg 76% DV; calcium 68.4mg 7% DV; iron 4.9mg 27% DV; magnesium 63.3mg 23% DV; potassium 524.6mg 15% DV; sodium 492.9mg 20% DV.