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Baked Lentils Casserole

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  • Makes: 5 servings

Baked lentils, vegetables, and cheese make a complete vegetarian dinner in one dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils (rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 ground black pepper (1/4 teaspoon, optional)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 garlic powder (1/4 teaspoon, optional)
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 2 carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

Directions

1. Combine lentils, water, seasonings, onion, and tomatoes.

2. Place in 2 quart casserole dish.

3. Cover tightly with lid or foil.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

5. Remove from oven and add carrots. Stir.

6. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer.

7. Remove cover and sprinkle cheese on top.

8. Bake, uncovered 5 minutes, until cheese melts.

Notes

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Source: University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension Service, Let’s Make Meatless Meals

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (216g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 40
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 84 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 28 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 134 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 40
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 28 mg
Potassium 134 mg
Sodium 84 mg
Copper 68 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 11 mg
Phosphorus 56 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 50 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 2 mcg
Folate 42 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 9 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

CMP Food Groups
MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods
2 1/4 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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