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Vegan Red Lentil Curry

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Vegan Red Lentil Curry

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  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 inches fresh ginger (piece of, peeled and minced or grated)
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh turmeric (minced, see notes above for substitutes)
  • 2 serrano peppers (diced, see notes above for spiciness level)
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. Garam Masala
  • 1/8 tsp. 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 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 14 oz. full fat coconut milk (see notes above for substitutes)
  • 3 Tbsp. 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.


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    theo x 3 months ago
    So dang delicious! Second time making and I cannot get enough will be making for the rest of my life.
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    bay 5 months ago
    Family and I love it 😀.
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    McCoy 6 months ago
    The flavor was good with lentils, but it was awesome with chicken
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    Wendy Midbust 6 months ago
    Very good, the lentil needed to cook just a little longer. Still was very good.
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    awesome recipe made it couple of times already
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    Joc 6 months ago
    It was pretty nice. We had to adapt slightly for ingredients we didn't have but it still worked out well.
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    Brent Jones 7 months ago
    Made it before but found the garam masala overpowered the flavor. Cut the garam masala to just over 1/4 tsp and the flavor balance was very nice
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    Laura C 8 months ago
    Delicious! Added mushrooms, chick peas and spinach when adding coconut milk which turned out great! Didn't add the hot peppers as I was feeding this to my toddler and didn't want it to be too spicy. The flavours were great. Will make it again!
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    MrsMommaMindy 8 months ago
    So good! I will be adding this to the rotation!
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    T Yates 8 months ago
    This dish was easy and delicious! I used cashew butter instead of almond butter and 1tsp dried, ground turmeric instead of fresh because it is what I already had on hand.
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    Orlaith 9 months ago
    I enjoyed this so much. It's so flavourful and rich and leftovers for lunch (if you have any!) taste even better the next day.
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    Nathalie Låte 10 months ago
    great and fast recipe
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    Tess a year ago
    Super easy and delicious. I usually add some greens in before the coconut milk for some added nutrition.
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    Stru a year ago
    Good recipe. My kids also enjoyed it
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    Cano a year ago
    Wow, really good and super flavorful! I only had peanut butter so I used 2 tbsp. I'll definitely make again
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    Ryan a year ago
    Recipe was easy to follow and turned out great! My first time making curry so I was glad to have stumbled upon this recipe. Would definitely recommend
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    Kris a year ago
    Awesome. I used split lentils, so I cooked it less time. I made it less spicier and used lite coconut milk. I used less cumin, so the other flavors stand out. It is so creamy, fresh, and delicious. It is a great way to try new spices.
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    Nita Calvo a year ago
    It's hearty and spicy, just what i wanted. The lemon juice at the end adds a perfect twist.
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    Karen Edwards a year 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!!
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    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.
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    Jamerson 2 years 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.
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    Just Velt 2 years ago
    Nice 👍👌 and very delicios thank you for the great recipe
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    Vani 2 years 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.
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    Sophia Fantauzzo 2 years ago
    Delicious. One of my favorite vegan recipes.
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    Gaby 2 years 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!
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    Joe Templin 2 years 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
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    TLBeYum 2 years 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.
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    Meer 2 years 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...
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    Eric Vest 2 years 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.
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    Jessica B 2 years ago
    SO GOOD! I will definitely be making this again.