Friday, May 23, 2008

Curried Red Lentil and Swiss Chard Stew with Garbanzo Beans

Inspiration:
A recipe from Bon Appétit Magazine


Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 5 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 large bunch or 2 small bunches Swiss chard, tough stalks removed, coarsely chopped (about 12 cups)
  • 1 pound red lentils (about 2 1/4 cups)
  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
  • Plain yogurt

Instructions:
  1. Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté until golden, about 13 minutes. Mix in curry and cayenne. Add broth and chard. Increase heat; bring to boil. Add lentils and garbanzos; reduce heat to medium.
  2. Cover; simmer until lentils are tender, stirring twice, about 10 minutes. Divide stew among bowls. Top with yogurt.

Notes: Serves 4-6

Tim's Rating: 9/10
Liz's Rating: 9/10

1 comment:

Sophie said...

This is something for me,mmmmmm...... Healthy & delish!!