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Lentil and Egg Bowl

This quick and easy dish is packed with flavor, with super nutritious and delicious lentils.

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Servings
2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 1/2 onion, left whole
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. butter, optional
  • 1 squeeze lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbs. chopped chives or green onion
  • 1 Tbs. chopped red bell pepper

Preparation

1. Bring lentils and 2 1/2 cups water to a boil with onion, garlic, and bay leaf. Cover, and simmer 25 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. 

2. Remove and discard onion, garlic, and bay leaf; stir in 1 tsp. butter (if using); and season with salt and pepper. 

3. Spoon lentils into 2 bowls, add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, and top each serving with 1 poached egg. Garnish with chives or chopped green onion and chopped red bell pepper.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 378
  • Carbohydrate Content 56 g
  • Cholesterol Content 185 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 14 g
  • Protein Content 26 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 159 mg
  • Sugar Content 3 g