Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 4 peoples

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Canola Oil divided
  • 3 Shallots diced
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 Jalapeno Peppers seeded and minced or 1 small habanero
  • 1 tbsp Ginger minced
  • 1 cup Red Lentils
  • 3 1/2 cups Vegetable Broth low sodium
  • 1 pint Grape Tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin or Garam Masala
  • 1 bunch Rapini trimmed
  • 3/4 Salt
  • 4 cloves Garlic sliced

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, shallots, garlic, jalapenos and ginger; stirring for about 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in lentils to coat. Add broth; cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Stir in tomatoes and cumin; simmer for about 5 minutes or until tomatoes have softened.
  • Meanwhile, in a pot of boiling water, blanch rapini for about 3 minutes or until tender but firm. Drain well and let cool slightly. Chop coarsely; set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in skillet over medium low heat and fry sliced garlic for about 5 minutes or until light golden and crisp. Remove with tongs or slotted spoon onto paper towel lined plate. Return oil to medium heat and saute rapini and salt for about 5 minutes to heat through.
  • Ladle daal into shallow bowl and top with rapini and garlic to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Daal with Rapini and Tomatoes
Calories
300
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
36
g
12
%
Fibre
 
10
g
42
%
Sugars
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
16
g
32
%
Sodium
 
400
mg
17
%
Vitamin A
 
2250
IU
45
%
Vitamin C
 
33
mg
40
%
Calcium
 
100
mg
10
%
Iron
 
4.5
mg
25
%
*5% or less is a little, 15% or more is a lot

Tips & Notes

Recipe developed by Emily Richards

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