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Iranian Adasi – savory green lentil stew

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 380
Protein 20g
Fat 8g
Carbs 56g
Total Time

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Iranian Adasi – savory green lentil stew

Ingredients

Iranian Adasi - savory green lentil stew
Ingredients for 6 servings

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper (OPTIONAL but recommended)
  • 2 cups green or brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 lb creamer potatoes, quartered
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 Not Chick’n Broth cube
  • se asalt & pepper to taste
Steps
  1. Set a heavy bottomed pot on medium heat.  Once hot, add olive oil and sauté them for 2 – 3 minutes.  Add the spices and cook until fragrant – 1 – 2 minutes.  Add the lentils and potato and stir to coat in the spices.
  2. Add the water and bring to a simmer, then add a crushed chick’n broth cube.  Cover, reduce the heat to a low gentle, simmer and cook for 40 – 45 minutes, stirring it periodically to avoid burning.
  3. Remove the lid and use the back of a wooden spatula to smash the potatoes in the stew to thicken it.  Replace the cover and cook for an additional 10 – 15 minutes.
    Iranian Adasi - savory green lentil stew Iranian Adasi - savory green lentil stew
  4. Serve while hot with fresh chopped parsley and season to taste with sea salt & pepper.
    Iranian Adasi - savory green lentil stewConsider preparing some Shirazi salad to accompany this incredibly warming recipe.
    Iranian Adasi - savory green lentil stew

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Calories
380
Protein
20g
Fat
8g
Carbs
56g
Sodium
670mg
Fiber
22g
Sugar
3g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.