Collard Greens with Lentils, Tomatoes and Indian Spices

Collard Greens with Lentils, Tomatoes and Indian Spices

Serves 4

Garam masala (a blend of Indian spices) enriches these greens with a warm flavor that pairs well with tomatoes and lentils.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 bunch collard greens, thick stems removed and leaves sliced into 1-inch-thick ribbons
  • 1 cup red lentils
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Method: 

Bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook 5 minutes or until onion is translucent. Stir in garam masala and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes and their juices with 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in collards. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine lentils and 2 cups water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook about 8 minutes or until lentils are tender. Stir lentils into skillet with collards and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:210 calories (5 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 15g protein
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