One Pot Lentil Quinoa Curry that is vegan, oil free, gluten free, great for weight loss, diabetes, acne, and more. High in iron (10.8 mg), zinc (7 mg), magnesium (220 mg), and protein (33g) with only 560 calories per serving.
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This vegan one pot lentil quinoa curry recipe is only $1.30 per plate and is filled with important vitamins and minerals. You can use it as a weight loss meal, a healthy dinner idea, or simply as a budget friendly meal. No need to be a vegan to try out this delicious one pot curry recipe.
Since this meal is done in one pot with water and coconut milk, you don’t need to use any oil. The vegan curry recipe contains whole foods except the coconut milk, providing a clean and healthy meal.
Cost of the one pot lentil quinoa curry
- 4 cup coconut milk (light, not the canned one) $1.00
- 2 cups diced carrots $0.50
- 4 cups broccoli $0.75
- 1/2 cup dry quinoa $0.75
- 1 1/2 cup lentils, dry $0.75
- 1 bag (16 oz) frozen peas $0.95
- seasoning and broth $0.50
The whole meal makes 8 cups and is about $5.20 and $1.30 per serving of 2 cups. This price may vary depending on where and when you buy the items. The price is calculated for only the amount I use for the recipe. For example: A bag of carrots is $0.99 and I used half of it, so I only calculated the price for the amount I use for this one pot lentil quinoa curry recipe. Of course you can use the rest for other meals or snacks.
Since this recipe equals 8 cups (2 quarts) you should use a 3 quart stainless steel sauce pot or a (at least) 3 quart crock pot/instant pot so you have some room to mix and stir. You can also double up on the recipe and store your desired serving size in the freezer with these meal prep containers.