Ancho Lentils
40 mins (prep 10, cooking 30)
6 ingredients
8 servings
I made this up the other day when I had no idea what to make for dinner. I served it under poached eggs. My kids mentioned it would work wonderfully as a taco filling. There's probably several other uses, too! The ancho gives it a bit of heat without being overpowering.

Categories:  <-60-mins , beginner-cook , 3-steps-or-less , low-sat.-fat , low-in... , low-sodium , diabetic , time-to-make , lentil , low-fat , vegan , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , weeknight , easy , main-dish , beans , inexpensive , healthy , vegetarian , healthy-2 ,
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Serving Size (227.42 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 244.86 Calories from Fat 27.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.07g 37.75%
Saturated Fat 0.35g 14.05%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 66.76mg 22.25%
Total Carbohydrate 43.39g 115.7%
Dietary Fiber 17.3 g 553.66%
Sugars 4.13 g %
Protein 14.87g 237.89%
Vitamin A 7462.75IU% Vitamin C 6.55mg%
Calcium 46.4mg% Iron 4.35mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients: