Curry Lentils and Broccoli

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This recipe is a great make ahead option for lunch or dinner to have throughout the week. If you are not a fan of tofu, you can substitute for 7 oz. of grilled skinless chicken breast. You can also swap the soy milk for another non-dairy unsweetened milk of your choice. We hope you enjoy!

*This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs

Recipe Highlights:

Full of fiber
Great source of protein
Anti-inflammatory
Full of antioxidants

Ingredients: (makes 5 servings)

14 oz. extra firm tofu
½ cup green lentils, washed and rinsed
½ cup red lentils, washed and rinsed
¼ Tbs. nutritional yeast (optional)
2 Tbs. curry powder
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. turmeric
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups water
½ cup unsweetened soy milk
4 cups broccoli, frozen
2 packets stevia. (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 410 degrees. While oven is preheating, cut your tofu into small-medium cubes.
  2. Place tofu on baking sheet and cook for 20-25 minutes
  3. While tofu is cooking place lentils, nutritional yeast, curry powder, salt, turmeric, garlic and water in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  4. Cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are soft.
  5. Add broccoli, milk, stevia and cooked tofu.
  6. Heat until broccoli is no longer frozen.

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