Spice Market Sweet Potato and Lentil Packets

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Joan Hunt

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Sweet potatoes and lentils get cooked in a curried broth inside packets for a lightly spicy dish. Serve with quinoa.

Nutritional Information

Per packet: Calories: 265, Protein: 9g, Total fat: 7g, Saturated fat: 1g, Carbs: 43g, Cholesterol: mg, Sodium: 253mg, Fiber: 10g, Sugars: 13g

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    finely diced sweet potato
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 c
    fresh green beans, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    golden raisins
  • 2 Tbsp
    hot sesame oil
  • 1 c
    low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced fresh ginger
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
  • 1 tsp
    curry powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    cooked lentils or 1 15-oz. can lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 4 Tbsp
    prepared mango chutney, optional

How to Make Spice Market Sweet Potato and Lentil Packets

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place 4 16-inch lengths of foil on work surface. Fold foil in half from short side. Unfold. Shape corners and edges of one half into semicircular “bowl” with 1/2-inch sides. Coat insides of foil with cooking spray.
  2. Combine sweet potato, bell pepper, green beans, and raisins in medium bowl. Add oil, and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Whisk together broth, ginger, garlic, and curry powder in small bowl.
  4. Divide sweet potato mixture among packets; top with 1/3 cup lentils. Pour 1/4 cup broth mixture over lentils, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Fold other half of foil over ingredients, and crimp edges in overlapping folds until packets are sealed. Transfer packets to baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes.
  5. Transfer to plates. Let each person open packet carefully—escaping air will be hot. Top with chutney, if using.

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About Spice Market Sweet Potato and Lentil Packets

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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