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Creamy Coconut Red Lentils

Creamy, satisfying and easy instant pot coconut red lentils. Perfect dish to make on a busy weeknight. Just chop, pour and cook all the ingredients in the instant pot. Full of protein and fiber.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Maria

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bag of dry red lentils - rinsed
  • 2 small carrots - diced
  • 1 small onion - diced
  • 5 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 fresh ginger - peeled and minced
  • 8 oz diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz coconut milk (full fat not lite)
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp veggie bouillon paste
  • 4.5 cups water
  • 1 large kale leaf - chopped
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  • Chop, mince, rinse & prepare all of your ingredients
  • Add oil to the bottom of your pressure cooker and put it on sauté mode
  • Sauté your onions and ginger for 2 minutes
  • Add the garlic, turmeric and veggie bouillon paste and sauté for another minute
  • Add the lentils, 4 cups of water, coconut milk, kale, tomatoes and carrots.
  • Put lid on and pressure cook for 20 minutes.
  • Prepare some rice on the stove or in a rice cooker
  • Quick release the lentils once the 20 minutes is done
  • Add the ½ cup of water, lime juice and cilantro
  • Serve over rice

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Coconut Red Lentils
Amount per Serving
Calories
285
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Sodium
 
240
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
779
mg
22
%
Carbohydrates
 
41
g
14
%
Fiber
 
18
g
75
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
16
g
32
%
Vitamin A
 
3319
IU
66
%
Vitamin C
 
17
mg
21
%
Calcium
 
73
mg
7
%
Iron
 
6
mg
33
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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