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Chicken and Lentils with Noodles

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
Chicken and Lentils with Noodles
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301
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1 hr 15 min.
Preparation
easy
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Ingredients

for 4 servings
1 ¼ cups
yellow Lentils (rinsed)
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
1
onion (chopped)
1
carrot (sliced)
1 stick
Celery (chopped)
2 cloves
garlic (crushed)
2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
4
Chicken breasts (skinned and cut into bite size pieces)
1 cup
canned tomatoes (chopped)
freshly ground peppers
To serve
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Immersion blender

Preparation steps

Step 1/4
Put the lentils in a pan with 1 l of water and the salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the lentils are tender and have absorbed most of the water.
Step 2/4
Melt the butter in a large pan, add the onion, carrot, celery and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the garam masala, turmeric and chilli powder to coat the vegetables then add the chicken and fry for 5 minutes.
Step 3/4
Add the tomatoes and cooked lentils and a little more water if necessary. Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes until the chicken is tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Step 4/4
Serve with spinach leaves and wholewheat noodles.