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Vegan Red Lentil Curry

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  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 inches fresh ginger (piece of, peeled and minced or grated)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric (minced, see notes above for substitutes)
  • 2 serrano peppers (diced, see notes above for spiciness level)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • kosher salt (or sea salt to taste)
  • cracked black pepper (Freshly, to taste)
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 14 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 14 ounces full fat coconut milk (see notes above for substitutes)
  • 3 tablespoons creamy almond butter (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 lemon (a small, juiced)
  • fresh cilantro
  • basmati rice
  • naan bread
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    Calories650Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat25g125%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate69g23%
    Dietary Fiber22g88%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hayley Travis B. 9 days ago
    Haven't tried it yet too mamy ads popping up to eveb read directions !
    Nita Calvo 22 days ago
    It's hearty and spicy, just what i wanted. The lemon juice at the end adds a perfect twist.
    Karen Edwards a month ago
    This was delicious! Took a few hard to find ingredients (fresh turmeric? - who knew?!) and took way longer than the 45 minute estimate but it was delicious! Downside is the calories, but so worth it!!
    Charissa Wellington 2 months ago
    My honey makes this for us with a coconut rice and garlic naan, and every time it’s always sooooo AMAZING!!!! The prep time is a long process. One of my favorite recipes and vegan meals.
    Jamerson 3 months ago
    It was thick and hearty. It had great flavor, although I would be careful with the lemon juice (my lemon may have been too big). I will definitely make again.
    Just Velt 3 months ago
    Nice 👍👌 and very delicios thank you for the great recipe
    Vani Stephanie 3 months ago
    It turned out great! It’s a little on the spicy side so I omitted the Serrano peppers. I used pita bread instead of Naan bread.
    Sophia Fantauzzo 4 months ago
    Delicious. One of my favorite vegan recipes.
    Gaby 4 months ago
    We loved this recipe and could not stop eating... I did not change anything and my 9 year old daughter made home made Naan bread. It was an amazing dinner!
    Joe Templin 4 months ago
    Whole family loved this, even the kiddos. We only used one Serrano chili and opted for like instead of lemon. We will be making this again
    TLBeYum 5 months ago
    Yum! This recipe is easy to follow and incredibly flavorful! It wakes up your whole mouth!! I didn’t have vegetable broth so I used water and could only get light coconut milk. It still tasted amazingly creamy and was not too hot, but we do love spices. Highly recommend this for a weeknight meal or to pack for lunch in the winter if you have access to a microwave at work or school.
    Meer 5 months ago
    So this is rapidly becoming a family favorite. Made it for the third time today and we ate it all up. The hardest part is assembling the ingredients! Don’t plan on leftovers...
    Eric Vest 5 months ago
    Incredible with complex flavors. I tripled the recipe and fed our family of five with leftovers for a while. It got better after the first day, and it is very high on the list going forward. Highly recommend.
    Jessica B 5 months ago
    SO GOOD! I will definitely be making this again.
    Luis M. R. 5 months ago
    It was fantastic! i didn't quite finish the whole recipe, I stopped before adding the coconut milk because I served it with coconut rice instead of simple white rice, but the base was so flavorful it didn't need it.
    Joe 5 months ago
    lovely. great taste and consistency
    Ashley Wertz 6 months ago
    Amazing full of flavor!!
    . 7 months ago
    I don’t know how this is possible considering all the spices in it but it didn’t have much flavor for me. My husband on the other hand loved it. It was very quick and easy so I will definitely do this again but maybe with more ginger and garlic.
    Therese Karlsson 7 months ago
    Have made this recipe twice and it is way too heavy to digest this meal
    Natasha Wiens 7 months ago
    Omg this was so good. Definitely going to make it again
    Jen 7 months ago
    It’s my go to for a quick and flavourful meal. My kids love it!
    Taylor 7 months ago
    I used 2 jalapeños instead. The recipe is fantastic!!
    Hrvoje Hajdarovic 8 months ago
    It was delicious, so simple and fast to make, it tastes like it's from a good Indian restaurant.
    lisa s 8 months ago
    Very good and very easy. Assemble ingredients beforehand. I used dried Tumeric and served over jasmine rice. Thanks for the quick week right dinner.
    Sherry 8 months ago
    This was really good!! I just added a potato and a couple sautéed veggies. Would definitely make again.
    Vanessa White 9 months ago
    I enjoyed it thoroughly. Lunch for most of the week. I had mine with some cauliflower rice.
    Olivia Ortiz 9 months ago
    This recipe is fantastic and I’m not a vegan. We are on Keto and lentils are kinda high in carbs, but I added chicken to this and cooked it in my croc pot after I sautéed the veggies I added. I didn’t have a can of crushed tomatoes so I substituted a can of tomato paste and I had a red curry paste instead of the Serrano peppers cause that is what I had. It is fantastic a tiny bit spicy but my kids will eat it. My husband and I will just add more red pepper flakes when we serve ourselves up a bowl. It is a perfect rainy day comfort food. I am making garlic naan for the kids to dip into this yumminess.
    Henderson 9 months ago
    This was amazing! Wow what a big hit with the family. Didn’t add cilantro, and had to use jalapeños instead of Serrano peppers because i couldn’t find them in my local grocery store. The levels of flavour in this dish is really impeccable and unique! Will become a regular staple in my repertoire for sure
    Alexa Barth 9 months ago
    It is soooo yummy. I am not the biggest fan of cilantro so I just left it out and I did not have any almond butter so I used peanut butter and it is still amazing.
    Phillip Beiser 9 months ago
    Absolutely Delicious!!!!!!!!! This recipe is so good! it tastes just like restaurant quality curry! I had to make a double batch as my meal prep for work. I doubled everything except the coconut milk which i didn't have enough for a double batch but it turned out GREAT!! My mom and I loved it! I will definitely make again. They got more recipes too that I'm excited to cook and try! YUM YUM 😋