Spiced Lentils with Eggs

Number of Servings: 6 (296 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Spiced Lentils with Eggs

Lentils and split peas are hearty comfort food for many cultures across the world. When you top this dish with a soft-poached egg and break the yolk into the lentils, you’ll have a lusciously creamy dish that will warm you, heart and soul.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red lentils, washed and drained
  • 1 cup yellow split peas, washed and drained
  • 2 tsp. garam masala
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 6 large eggs, poached


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic and cook until soft and brown.
  2. Add the lentils and split peas. Stir in the garam masala, coating all ingredients evenly.
  3. Add the broth and turn heat to high. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook until the split peas are tender and liquid has been mostly absorbed.
  4. Stir in the cilantro.
  5. Serve lentils hot, topping each portion with a freshly poached egg. Offer hot sauce on the side.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 296 g

Amount per serving
Calories 345
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 185mg 62%
Sodium 245mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 12g
Protein 22g
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 77.2mg 6%
Iron 5.1mg 30%
Potassium 615mg 15%
Vitamin A 134.1mcg 15%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 4%
Vitamin E 0.9mg 6%
Vitamin K 14.7mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 5.6mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 178.7mcg 45%
Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 15%
Biotin 7.5mcg 25%
Chloride 80mg 4%
Pantothenate 1.5mg 40%
Phosphorus 308.4mg 25%
Iodine 26.5mcg 20%
Magnesium 44.6mg 10%
Zinc 3mg 25%
Selenium 17mcg 30%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 9.1mcg 20%

* 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.


Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Eggs, Split Peas, Red Lentils, Shallots, Cilantro, Olive Oil, Garlic, Garam Masala (coriander, Cumin, Nigilla (mangrile), Fennel, Fenugreek, Cloves, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Spices, Salt).

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