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Lentils and sesame seeds combine in this savory, nutty side dish to provide about 10 percent of daily magnesium needs.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2006

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oils in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 3 minutes or until tender. Add lentils, 1 1/2 cups water, soy sauce, salt, and broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in green onions. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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Nutrition Facts

210 calories; calories from fat 14%; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 14.3g; carbohydrates 31.5g; fiber 7.7g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 3.1mg; sodium 310mg; calcium 45mg.
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