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Moroccan Chicken and Lentils

Yield 6 (1-cup) servings.
work time: 2 minutes cook time: 5 hours or 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package baby carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups lentils, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 pounds frozen chicken breast tenders
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons salt-free Moroccan rub (or 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon)
  • 2 (14 1/4-ounce) cans fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth

Nutrition Information

  • calories 320
  • caloriesfromfat 5 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 40.5 g
  • carbohydrate 33.3 g
  • fiber 6.7 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 388 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients, in order listed, in a 4- or 5-quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on high setting 5 hours. Or, cover and cook on high setting 1 hour; reduce to low setting, and cook 7 hours.

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