Red Curry Lentils

Pressure cooker users will love this healthy recipe! Serve over your favorite whole grain like farro, barley, quinoa or brown rice. Believe it or not, this recipe is high in protein and fiber, which help to keep you full.

Ingredients for the Pressure Cooker:
1 1/2 cups brown lentils
1/2 large onion, diced
2 tablespoons red curry paste
1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1-inch knob of ginger, minced
cayenne pepper
2 cups water
1 14-ounce can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon coarse salt (more to taste)

Other Ingredients:
3/4 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons butter or ghee (optional)
cilantro for garnishing
rice for serving

Place the first set of ingredients in a pressure cooker. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes. Natural pressure release (meaning just let it sit) for 10 more minutes. Stir in the coconut milk and butter. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve with rice and top with cilantro. Makes six servings.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 268; Total Fat 6.9g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 339.2mg; Total Carbohydrate 37.3g; Dietary Fiber 16.5g; Sugars 4.3g; Protein 14.7g; Vitamin A 246.6µg; Vitamin C 6.8mg

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