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Adas Careh (Lentil Butter)

 

Use a butter substitute and make your toast look vibrant!
105

Yield

6

servings

Prep

Cook

10

min

Ready

4

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 cup lentils
uncooked
2 teaspoons salt
¼ cup water
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 each scallions, spring or green onions
sliced
1 small garlic cloves
minced
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
1 dash cayenne pepper
*
1 dash turmeric
*
¼ cup water
as needed

Directions

Combine water, lentils, salt in a pot. Cook until lentils are soft. Drain, reserve stock.

Heat oil in skillet and sauté onions and garlic until onions are translucent. Add parsley and spices and cook another minute. Set aside.

Combine lentils, cooking water & onion mixture in a food processor, adding more water a tablespoon at a time as needed until the mixture reaches a spreadable consistency.

Refrigerate a few hours before serving. Spread on whole grain crackers or use as a vegetable dip. Great vegetarian dish.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 72g (2.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 13516% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 792mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 10g 41%
Sugars g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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