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BBQ Lentil Mashed Potato Bowls

  • Ready Time: 30min
    1 Review
  • Prep Time: 15min
    Cook Time: 15min
  • Potato Type: Russet
    Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 2
    Prep Method: BakedBoiled
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Description

Recipe by: Stephanie McKercher, RDN

Refuel after a tough workout with nourishing and plant-based BBQ Lentil Mashed Potato Bowls with zesty balsamic barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups cooked lentils (I used red lentils)

Mashed Potatoes

  • 3 medium russet potatoes, washed and chopped
  • ½ cup unsweetened soy milk (or milk of choice)
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Broccoli

  • 2 cups broccoli florets (about 3 broccoli stalks)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil (or cooking oil of choice)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • ⅛ - ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Preparation
Prep Time: 15min | Cook Time: 15min

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and prepare a baking sheet.
  2. Add potatoes to pot of boiling water and cook until fork-tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, toss broccoli with oil, salt, and pepper, and spread on baking sheet. Roast until broccoli is tender, 12-14 minutes.
  4. Next, prepare the sauce. Whisk together vinegar, paprika, sesame oil, and cayenne and set aside.
  5. Drain potatoes and add back to pot. Stir in garlic and milk and mash to desired texture (I like to leave some chunks).
  6. Assemble the bowls. Divide mashed potatoes between bowls, top with broccoli and lentils. Drizzle sauce over top and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories556
Fat9g
Sodium676mg
Vitamin C177%
Carbohydrates97g
Fiber21g
Protein25g
Potassium2425mg

1 Review

Terri 1 month ago

This was a great combination! My family really liked it, except for the "barbecue" sauce. I like balsamic vinegar, so I...Read Full Review

Terri 1 month ago

This was a great combination! My family really liked it, except for the "barbecue" sauce. I like balsamic vinegar, so I thought it was great, but my husband and kids traded this out for "real" barbecue sauce. The potatoes, lentils, and broccoli were a hit for everyone, and my husband doesn't even like lentils! I will make this again.

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