Makes: 4 Servings

Tomato and Lentil Curry

A speedy, one pot meal with a flavorful twist.   

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed and picked over
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Cooked brown rice
  • Cilantro for garnishing

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe  

Total Fat8 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium825 mg
Total Carbohydrate40 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Total Sugars4 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein13 g


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-low heat. Add onion, garlic, and curry powder. Cook 5-10 minutes until onions are soft and the spices are fragrant.
  2. Add water, lentils, tomatoes, and salt to the saucepan. Bring to a boil and then adjust to a simmer, cooking 30-40 minutes or until lentils are soft.
  3. Serve lentils over cooked brown rice and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Recipe Source: MyPlate Super Simple Cookbook

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