Rating: 3.5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Cloves infuse the braising liquid--and thus the lentils--with savory, spicy notes.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Insert cloves into onion. Combine onion, water, and next 9 ingredients (water through broth) in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove onion and bay leaf with a slotted spoon; discard. Stir in salt; cook 2 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

215 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 5.3g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 14.3g; carbohydrates 29.5g; fiber 5.3g; iron 4.5mg; sodium 394mg; calcium 32mg.