Friday, January 10, 2014


Serve over brown rice....recipe from Yoga Journal

1.5 cups of brown lentils
1 T. olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 15 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1.5 cups frozen corn kernels
3 cups water
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cumin
1 T. chili powder
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
Avocado and cilantro for topping, optional

Cover lentils with water and bring to a boil. Boil 3 minutes and drain.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large soup pot over medium heat.
Add onion and saute for about 5 minutes.
Add jalapeno and garlic and saute for another minute. 
Add lentils, tomatoes, corn, water, salt cumin, chili powder and cinnamon.
Bring to a boil. Cover pot and reduce heat to lower. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Top with diced avocado and cilantro leaves.

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