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Lentils with Carrots

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups finely diced carrot
  • 1 cup dried small black, green, or brown lentils
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 150
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 2.3 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 9.5 g
  • carbohydrate 24.3 g
  • fiber 5.5 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 3.2 mg
  • sodium 140 mg
  • calcium 33 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 25 minutes. Drain. Stir in butter. Discard bay leaf.