ZENB Easy Curried Lentils


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 539g
Servings: 4

Calories: 450

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat15g19%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Dietary Fiber15g54%
Total Sugar9g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 90mg 6%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 970mg 20%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

This low-calorie, gluten-free recipe is made using ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta Sauce to help make preparation easier while delivering a flavorful dish.


  • 1 cup uncooked brown lentils
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 1/2-inch piece of ginger, peeled, grated
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice



Bring 3 cups water to a boil in medium sauce pan. Add lentils; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, or until tender. Drain lentils.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions, carrots, garlic and salt; cook 4-5 minutes until softened. Add curry powder; cook 1 minute stirring constantly until fragrant.


Stir in ZENB Sauce and ginger. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add lentils; simmer 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving with rice.

Tasty Tips

Serve with a fried egg and crusty bread for a great brunch dish.

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