Lentils With Carrots

Number of Servings: 6 (224 g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Lentils with Carrots

This recipe is easy to prepare and a great basic recipe! If you want a little more kick, dress it up with your favorite hot sauce. You can serve it up as a side or as a main dish—just adjust portions appropriately.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups finely diced carrot
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  1. Combine everything but butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender and liquid is absorbed (25-30 minutes)
  2. Discard bay leaf and stir in butter to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 224 g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 18%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 18g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 38.4mg 2%
Iron 2.3mg 10%
Potassium 430mg 10%
Vitamin A 551.5mcg 60%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 6%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 6%
Vitamin K 10.2mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.7mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 166.8mcg 42%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.4mcg 0%
Chloride 1.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 114.9mg 10%
Iodine 0.1mcg 0%
Magnesium 24.7mg 6%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 0.2mcg 0%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.6mg 20%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.5mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Water, Carrots, Lentils, Onion, Butter (sweet Cream, Salt), Salt, Bay Leaf.

Latest from Our Blog

The Functional Beverage Trend

hydration-functional-beverage-trend

The hydration/functional beverage trend just keeps growing. Learn what's what and what may be your best choices for health and hydration.

Continue Reading »