Spiced Lentils with Roasted Green Beans

Level: Easy
Serves: 2
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Ingredients

For lentils:
  • ⅔ c. dried green lentils
  • 2 c. low-sodium vegetable stock (or water)
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • salt
  • pepper
For green beans:
  • 4 c. prewashed bagged green beans
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Place dried green lentils and low-sodium vegetable stock (or water) in a small pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and lower heat to medium-low. Simmer for 25 to 30 min or until the lentils are tender; drain any excess liquid.
  3. Gently stir in garlic powder, ground coriander, onion powder, chili powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Serve warm with a side of roasted green beans: Toss green beans with olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Roast at 425°F, stirring occasionally, for about 20 min or until tender.

380 cal, 11 g fat, 19 g protein, 55 g carb, 11 g sugar, 17 g fiber, 290 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the January/February 2015 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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