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Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Lentils
Amount per Serving
Calories
636
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
25
g
38
%
Saturated Fat
 
15
g
94
%
Cholesterol
 
74
mg
25
%
Sodium
 
1061
mg
46
%
Potassium
 
1136
mg
32
%
Carbohydrates
 
64
g
21
%
Fiber
 
29
g
121
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
41
g
82
%
Vitamin A
 
8835
IU
177
%
Vitamin C
 
26
mg
32
%
Calcium
 
594
mg
59
%
Iron
 
7
mg
39
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Cheesy Lentils

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups vegetable or chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 3/4 cups dry green lentils rinsed
  • 1 cup yellow onion chopped small
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes drained
  • 1/2 cup green pepper finely chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried parsely leaf
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound chicken breast cooked, diced (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a 13x9x2-inch baking dish, combine all ingredients except cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 60 minutes or until lentils are tender. These can be made in advance.
  • Stir, then sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • This can be portioned in single-serving containers for easy grab-and-go lunches.
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Category: vegetarian, appetizers/snacks, gluten-free