Lentils With Carrots - 2 Guiding Stars
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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.


  • 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


  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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 160; Total Fat 2.5g (3% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 5mg (2% DV); Sodium 260mg (11% DV); Total Carbohydrate 27g (10% DV); Dietary Fiber 5.5g (18% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 9g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin A 60% DV; Copper 35% DV; Thiamin 25% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/lentils-with-carrots/
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