Lentil & Veggies One Dish Meal

Lentil and Veggies One Dish Meal (Serves 2 - 4)

  • 2 tablespoons filtered water
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 2-inch piece of ginger, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, cut in diagonal pieces
  • 1 whole cauliflower
  • 1 bunch broccolini, cut in 2-inch pieces, discarding tough parts of stem
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 large beet, cubed
  • 1 parsnip, cut in half moons
  • 1/2 small cabbage, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 3-inch piece of daikon radish, cut in triangles
  • 6 cups filtered water
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram or oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Sumac (optional to give salty taste)
  • 1 bunch green onions, cut in diagonal slices (save for garnish)

In a large pan add 2 tablespoons filtered water, onion, garlic, ginger, celery and sauté until beginning to soften.

Add cauliflower, broccolini, carrots, beet, parsnip, cabbage, daikon, and filtered water. Bring to a boil.

Add lentils, jalapeño, turmeric, marjoram and black pepper. Cover pot and turn heat to “Simmer” for 20 minutes.

When veggies are soft, break cauliflower into pieces, add the Sumac and adjust black pepper if needed.

Serve with green onion garnish. Enjoy.