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Lentil and Veggie Cheddar Bake

Lentil and Veggie and Cheddar Bake
 
Lentil and Veggie and Cheddar Bake
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.

Ingredients

1 c. red lentils
2 c. water
¾ c. cheddar cheese
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
½ green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
Black pepper and salt to season
4 eggs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Bring red lentils and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until water is almost absorbed, turn off heat, add lid and leave for 10 minutes to soak up any remaining liquid.
  3. In the meantime, spray a frying pan with spray oil and cook the onion, peppers and garlic for approximately four minutes.
  4. Once lentils are ready, add them to a bowl.
  5. Add the onion, red pepper, green pepper and garlic, then season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add the cheddar and eggs and mix thoroughly.
  7. Spray an 8-inch round pan with cooking spray, add the mixture and bake in the oven until it is golden and set, about 30 to 40 minutes.

 

Makes eight servings. Each (⅛ slice) serving has 150 calories, 3.5 g fat, 13 g protein, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber and 135 mg sodium.

 

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