Source: Parents Magazine

Gallery

Credit: Peden and Munk

Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
slow-cook:
5 hrs 30 mins
total:
5 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
6 cups
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Place the carrots, onion, garlic, and crushed red pepper, if desired, in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Add 2 tablespoons water and cover bowl with waxed paper. Microwave on 100% power for 4 minutes.

    Advertisement
  • Coat the inside of a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the onion mixture, lentils, broth, and salt to cooker; stir to combine. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 1/2 hours.

  • Stir in the oregano, rosemary, lemon peel, lemon juice, and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

371 calories; fat 2g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 61g; insoluble fiber 16g; sugars 7g; protein 28g; vitamin a 7482.9IU; vitamin c 7.1mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 1.6mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 12.1mcg; sodium 500mg; potassium 196mg; calcium 90.9mg; iron 4.7mg.
Advertisement