Slow Cooker Green Lentil Curry


Weeknight dinner doesn’t have to be difficult to be delicious. The spice mix is mild so feel free to add more. Let your taste buds decide! Serves 6.


1 large onion, finely chopped
6 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp each curry powder, coriander, turmeric and cumin
1 1/4 tsp salt
14 oz can coconut milk
5 ½ oz can tomato paste
2 c green lentils, uncooked and rinsed
3 c water

Garnish: Cilantro, Greek yogurt and avocado (optional)


Preheat small skillet on low-medium heat and swirl oil to coat. Add onion and garlic, cook ~5 min. until golden brown, stir occasionally. Add remaining spices and cook for 30 seconds, stir frequently. Transfer to slow cooker; add coconut milk, tomato paste, water and lentils. Stir to combine, cover and cook (high: 3 - 4 hours; low: 6 - 8 hours.) Garnish and serve with green salad.