Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes

1 c. dry lentils
1 medium – large sweet potato, diced
1 medium onion, diced
1 clove garlic
2 T curry powder
1 t cayenne pepper (or to desired spicy-ness)
1/2 t ginger (optional)
1 c. frozen spinach or 2 c. fresh
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can chickpeas
2 – 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
lime juice from 1 lime
salt & pepper to taste

Brown onions and garlic in oil on stovetop. Add lentils, chicken broth and spices. Simmer for 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and cook additional 10 – 15 minutes. Serve over rice.

I’ve made a variety of curried lentil and sweet potato recipes. Most of time I don’t have all the called-for ingredients, so this recipe is what I usually make with what is on hand. There are probably tastier recipes out there, but this one is simple. This is another super healthy recipe – lentils are great for you!


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