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Lentils, Cauliflower rice, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Kale

Lentils, Cauliflower rice, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Kale

Meatless Monday: Lentils, Cauliflower Rice, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Kale

By: Carol Aguirre MS RD/LDN

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Category: Entree

Cuisine: Gluten -Free, Vegan

 

Serves: 2

Ingredients-

Lentils:

1. Red Lentils 1/2 cup

2. 1 Cup of Water

3. 2 TBSP of Olive Oil

4. 1/2 red onion, chopped

5. ~2 TBSP of grated Ginger

6. 2 TBSP of Garlic

7. 1 TSP of ground Tumeric

8. 2 TBSP of fresh Lemon

Sweet Potatoes:

1. 2 Small with skin on

2. 2 TBSP of Olive Oil

3. 1 TSP of Kosher Salt

Cauliflower Rice:

1. 1 Head Cauliflower, remove green parts

2. 1 TBSP of Olive oil

3. 1 TSP of Kosher salt

4. 1 TSP of cayenne pepper

Kale:

1. 1 Bunch

2. 1 TSP of Olive Oil

3. 1 TSP Kosher Salt

Directions-

Lentils:

1. Bring 1 Cup water to a boil in saucepan. Add olive oil, Kosher salt, garlic, tumeric, ginger, and onions.

2. Add Red Lentils on medium heat

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3. Cook for 5 minutes, then set aside

Sweet Potatoes:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2. Cook in microwave (until almost cooked)

3. Cut in wedges, place on sheet pan with aluminum foil.

4. Add olive oil, Kosher salt

5. Add lentils and bake for 20 minutes

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6. Add Kale (after 20 minutes) add olive oil, Kosher salt, and bake for 5 minutes

Cauliflower Rice: (while the sweet potatoes and lentils are cooking)

1. Wash and remove the green parts

2. Grate the cauliflower, use the large holes

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3. In large saucepan on medium heat, add Olive oil

4. Add Cauliflower, Kosher salt, and Cayenne pepper

5. Cook for 5 minutes, then remove from heat and keep covered

Ready to serve:

Divide Sweet potatoes, Lentils, Kale, and Cauliflower rice--then serve.

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