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Red Lentil Porridge
¼ c. red lentils (dry)
1 c. old-fashioned oats
¼ tsp. cinnamon
c. raisins or other dried fruit (optional)
Milk and brown sugar or maple syrup, for serving
In a medium saucepan, cover the lentils with ½ cup water and bring to a simmer; cook five minutes. Add the oats, cinnamon, salt and another 2 cups water; bring to a boil and cook for five to seven minutes, stirring often, until the oats and lentils are tender and any excess moisture has been absorbed.
Stir in the raisins and remove from heat. Let sit for two to three minutes, then serve hot, sprinkled or drizzled with brown sugar or maple syrup and milk.
Makes four servings (2/3 cup each). Each serving has 160 calories, 2 grams (g) fat, 6 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 80 milligrams (mg) sodium, 0 micrograms folate and 2 mg iron.
Servings Per Container
Amount Per Serving
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value *
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
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