Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Altamonte Springs, Florida

Salsa Lentils

Enjoy the health benefits of lentils in a spiced-up version.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked green lentils
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
cups chopped red onions
1/4
cup garlic cloves, finely chopped
2
cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
1
(1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
1
teaspoon salt
1
cup chopped fresh cilantro

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  • 1 In large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil over high heat. Add lentils; boil 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Add lentils and all remaining ingredients except cilantro; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Add cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat. If desired, serve with hot cooked brown or white rice.
  • 1 In large saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil over high heat. Add lentils; boil 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Add lentils and all remaining ingredients except cilantro; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Add cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat. If desired, serve with hot cooked brown or white rice.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
1200mg
1200%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
17g
17%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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