|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 8 to 10|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 9g||11%|
|Saturated Fat 4g||22%|
|Total Carbohydrate 41g||15%|
|Dietary Fiber 7g||25%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
These tasty lentils are full of flavor and are slow cooked with garlic, tomatoes, carrots, and celery, and then topped with shredded cheddar cheese.
- 1 pound lentils (rinsed and picked over)
- 2 cups onions (chopped)
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 2 cups canned tomatoes (chopped, with liquid)
- 2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 2 large carrots (sliced)
- 1/2 cup celery (sliced)
- 1 bell pepper (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
- 1 dried bay leaf
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground marjoram
- 1/8 teaspoon leaf sage (crumbled)
- 1/8 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
- 8 ounces Cheddar cheese (shredded)
Gather the ingredients.
Place all ingredients, except the cheese, in the slow cooker and cook on the HIGH setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until the lentils are tender.
Stir in the cheese until it is melted.
Serve hot, topped with more cheese if desired.