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60 minutes
4
Adjust servings
dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
parmesan cheese
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
parmesan cheese
vegetarian
pescetarian
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
brown lentil
parmesan cheese
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Bon Appétit
This recipe fits right into a balanced diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 1.8% of RDA
• Calories: 19.4% of RDA
• Carbs: 14.7% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 24.9% of RDA
• Fiber: 37.1% of RDA
• Fructose: 4.2% of RDA
• Protein: 29.3% of RDA
• Sodium: 32.2% of RDA
• Sugar: 28.1% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 394% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 21.5% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 25.2% of RDA
• Iron: 2.2% of RDA
• Magnesium: 23.3% of RDA
• Manganese: 115% of RDA
• Niacin: 8.0% of RDA
• Potassium: 19.2% of RDA
• Zinc: 12.2% of RDA
If all nutritional components are less than 50% of RDA (and all vitamins and minerals are less than 400% of RDA) the recipe gets a “Bon Appétit” rating.
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
1
tbsp
 
4
whole
white and light green parts), cut into 1/4-inch-thick half-moons.
 
1
can
28 ounce, drained.
 
2
whole
peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
 
1
bunch
thick stems removed and leaves cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips.
 
1
cup
 
1
tbsp
fresh, chopped.
 
1
cup
grated.
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook, breaking them up with a spoon, for 5 minutes.
2.
Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Stir in the sweet potatoes, kale, lentils, thyme, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer until the lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.
3.
Spoon into bowls and top with the Parmesan, if using.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 290
Protein 24.7 g
Carbohydrates 30.3 g
Iron 0.40 mg
Fiber 7.79 g
Calcium 18.1 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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