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Scrumptious Mung & Spinach Stew with Avocado


This Scrumptious Mung and Spinach Stew with Avocado is destined to be a favorite go to comfort food for your whole family. Not convinced? You might never have tried mung beans, but once you do their slightly sweet and nutty flavor will surely win you over.  And it’s nutrition and numerous health benefits will keep you coming back for more.

Yield:  3 Servings

Total Time: 20 Minutes

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 cup diced potatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • A pinch of red chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 2 cups boiled yellow mung beans
  • Spring onions and parsley to serve
  • 1 avocado, sliced
Directions

Heat oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat.

Sauté chopped red onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant; stir in potatoes and carrots and fry for about 10 minutes or until almost tender.

Stir in spices, mung beans, and a cup of water. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Add in spinach and let cook for about 2 minutes and then remove from heat. Stir in fresh lemon juice and serve topped with avocado slices, garnished with chopped spring onions and parsley. Enjoy Scrumptious Mung & Spinach Stew with Avocado with a crusty baguette!

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 366; Total Fat: 17.9 g; Carbs: 44.9 g; Dietary Fiber: 15 g; Sugars: 5.5 g; Protein: 10.9 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 506 mg

 

 

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