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Baked Lentils Casserole

Baked Lentils Casserole

450 Ratings
450 Ratings
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Makes: 5 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Baked lentils, vegetables, and cheese make a complete vegetarian dinner in one dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils (rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 ground black pepper (1/4 teaspoon, optional)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 garlic powder (1/4 teaspoon, optional)
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 2 carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

Directions

1. Combine lentils, water, seasonings, onion, and tomatoes.
2. Place in 2 quart casserole dish.
3. Cover tightly with lid or foil.
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
5. Remove from oven and add carrots. Stir.
6. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer.
7. Remove cover and sprinkle cheese on top.
8. Bake, uncovered 5 minutes, until cheese melts.
 

Notes

Source:

University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension Service, Let’s Make Meatless Meals

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (216g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 200
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 418 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 142 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 668 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 200
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 12 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 142 mg
Potassium 668 mg
Sodium 418 mg
Copper 338 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 55 mg
Phosphorus 279 mg
Selenium 5 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 250 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 212 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.7 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 46 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 2 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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I just couldn't finish this casserole. It has no flavor. The lentils were not cooked within the given amount of time. I even tried putting in the lentils in for another 15 minutes, after the cheese was put on top. It didn't work.
11/03/18
i would added some kind of meat to this recipe <br/>
02/24/16
My husband and I love this dish! It has become one of our favorite dinners. I like to serve it with brown rice on the side.
10/29/12
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