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Recipe for Spicy Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Spicy Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Adapted from: Jenna Weber (Eat Live Run)

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

½ cup green lentils

½ large carrot, peeled and small diced

¼ cup small diced onion

1 tsp. garlic

1 stalk celery, small diced

1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped

1 bay leaf

2 sprigs fresh rosemary

1 Serrano pepper

salt to taste

1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped into

small ¼-½ inch cubes

2 tsp. cooking oil

2 cups chicken or vegetable stock

Instructions

1. Heat the oil in a medium sized pot. Once hot, add the onion, celery, carrot and sweet potato and cook for about six minutes, until softened. Add the garlic and kale and continue cooking until kale wilts.

2. Add the lentils, bay leaf, rosemary sprigs, Serrano pepper and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes until lentils are tender and have absorbed most of the liquid.

3. Season with salt to taste and remove the bay leave, chile pepper and rosemary sprigs before serving. Serve with crusty bread (optional).

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Spicy Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Kale