Red Lentil Curry

Red Lentil Curry is a vegan dish that mixes red lentils, garlic, onion, tomato sauce with rich, warm spices. The dish is finished off with coconut cream and topped with fresh parsley. This makes a healthy, comforting meal and the leftovers are even better the next day!


– 2 Tablespoons olive oil – 1/2 of a sweet onion, diced – 3 Garlic cloves, minced – 1/2 Inch ginger knob, peeled and minced – 1 1/4 Cup tomato sauce or crushed tomatoes – 2 Tablespoons brown sugar – 1 Tablespoon curry powder – 1 1/2 teaspoon garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper – 1 cup red lentils – 32 ounces vegetable broth – 1/2 cup coconut cream – Salt and pepper to taste – Chopped parsley

You can serve it as simply as topping it on a tostadas with a bit of cream, crumbly cheese, and cilantro or go all out and create the ultimate rice bowl with all of your favorite Mexican toppings.

You guys are going to love the flavor in this dish. Lentils are a healthy ingredient that I try to cook with as often as I can.

If you are trying to incprorate more healthy ingredients into your diet you should consider lentils. They are packed with vitamin B, magnesium, zinc and potassium. Lentils are made up of over 25% protein, which makes them an excellent alternative to meat.