Lentils are loaded with soluble fiber, a type that may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol levels.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2001

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Yield:
3 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until lentils are tender.

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  • Stir in brown sugar and next 4 ingredients. Spoon mixture into a 1-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  • Bake, uncovered, at 325°, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; calories from fat 9%; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 10.4g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 3.9g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 3.9mg; sodium 138mg; calcium 66mg.
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