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Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry

Quick and easy one pot wonder

30 mins
10 ingredients
$1.75 / person
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Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry



Serves = 4

  • 1 tbsn extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsn curry powder
  • 1 medium sweet potato, wash well and cut into 2cm chunks, no need to peel
  • 500ml vegetable stock (salt reduced)
  • 1x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1x 400g can brown lentils, drained
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • Handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped to serve
  • Natural yoghurt (to serve)

It’s this easy

  • Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and cook for about 4 minutes until they are soft
  • Add the curry powder, stir until you can smell the spices, then add the stock, tomatoes and sweet potato
  • Bring it to the boil, then turn the heat down to low and cook it until the potato is soft. This will take about 20 minutes
  • Add the lentils and baby spinach and let them warm through
  • Serve topped with a dollop of yoghurt, and coriander leaves


  • If you don't have a pot you can cook this in a wide, deep frying pan or the slow cooker.
  • Top with some grated lime zest and a squeeze of lime juice for an extra flavour burst


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1167kJ)
  • Protein (12.3g)
  • Total fat (6.0g)
  • Saturated fat (1.1g)
  • Carbohydrate (38.5g); Starch (24.6g), Sugars (14.0g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)
  • Dietary fibre (12.8g)
  • Sodium (759mg)
  • Calcium (152mg)
  • Iron (5.1mg)


Contains: Dairy, FODMAPs.
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