Doran’s Spiced Lentils and Poached Eggs

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  • Serves: 4
  • Complexity: medium
  • Calories: 291
Doran’s Spiced Lentils and Poached Eggs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried small red lentils
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. 1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Drain; discard bay leaf.
  2. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and tomato; sauté 8 minutes or until onion is tender. Add curry, cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, red pepper, and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add lentils; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  3. Add water to a large skillet, filling two-thirds full; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer. Add vinegar to pan. Break eggs into custard cups. Gently pour eggs into pan; cook 3 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Carefully remove eggs from pan using a slotted spoon. Place about 3/4 cup lentil mixture on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 poached egg. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt and 1 1/2 tea- spoons cilantro.

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