Slow Cooker Italian Eggplant and Lentils - Slender Kitchen
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262
Calories 
46g
Carbs 
3g
Fat 
15g
Protein 
5
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(6 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

I have always loved eggplant and it's my usual go to when making Italian inspired vegetarian dishes. In this simple slow cooker dish, the eggplant adds a great earthy flavor to the lentils and cooks enough to almost disappear into the tomatoes and lentils. You can leave the peel on or off when you cook it, but I normally peel the eggplant since it becomes so tender in the recipe. This is great on it's own or served over a nice bowl of sauteed kale or spinach.

Prep Time

Slow Cooker Italian Eggplant and Lentils

2
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

6
  • 4 cups eggplant, cubed (peel if you like)
  • 1.5 cups dry lentils
  • 1 U onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 28 oz. canned crushed tomatoes
  • 4 U cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1.5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 tbsp. fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262
Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g
5%
Saturated Fat 0g
2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 415mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate 46g
15%
Dietary Fiber 20g
79%
Sugars 10g
Protein 15g

Directions

  1. Season the eggplant with salt and pepper.
  2. Add everything to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Stir in the fresh basil. For an eggplant Parmesan style dish, melt some mozzarella on top.
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