Curried Eggplant and Lentil Salad

Dairy-free
Egg-free
Nut-free
Soy-free
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
Heart-Healthy
High-Fiber
Kosher
Low-Calorie
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Vegan
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
8
Ready in
40 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free vegetable broth or water
  • 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tsp. curry powder, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 (8-oz.) eggplants, trimmed, cut into slices 1?2-inch thick
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 (5-oz.) pkg. arugula leaves

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes*
Ready in
40 minutes*
  1. In a nonstick saucepan combine broth, lentils, 1 teaspoon of the curry powder plus garlic; bring to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Drain excess liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine paprika and remaining 1 teaspoon curry powder. Brush 2 teaspoons of the oil on eggplant slices. Sprinkle evenly with paprika mixture.
  3. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). Place eggplant slices on grill. Grill 2 to 4 minutes per side or just until tender. Remove from grill; place on a cutting board. Let stand 8 to 10 minutes. Dice eggplant.
  4. In a large bowl combine lentils, eggplant, cucumber and bell pepper; season with pepper to taste. Drizzle with vinegar and remaining 4 teaspoons oil; toss to coat. Place arugula on individual plates, top each with 1 cup of the eggplant mixture, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 200, Calories Fat 50, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 210mg, Carbohydrate 28g, Protein 11g
Serving Size1
Calories200
Calories Fat50
Calories (fat) extra25
Total Fat6g
Total Fat (extra)9
Saturated Fat0g
Saturated Fat (extra)3
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium210mg
Sodium (extra)9
Potassium635mg
Carbohydrate28g
Carbohydrate (extra)9
Fiber8g
Fiber (extra)32
Sugars5g
Protein11g
Omega30g
Vitamin A1035IU
Vitamin A (extra)21
Vitamin C22mg
Vitamin C (extra)38
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)15