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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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 345; Total Fat 8g (10% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2g (10% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 185mg (62% DV); Sodium 245mg (11% DV); Total Carbohydrate 46g (17% DV); Dietary Fiber 13g (46% DV); Total Sugars 5g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 22g; Vitamin D 6% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 30% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Copper 80% DV; Folate 45% DV; Manganese 45% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/spiced-lentils-with-eggs/
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