Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Tikka Masala (Vegan)
Recipe type: Entree, Vegetarian
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Serves: 6 servings
Slow cooker sweet potato and red lentil tikka masala delivers big flavor with little work. Enjoy this vegan, one-dish wonder over rice with warm pita to fend off winter chill on any hectic weeknight.
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups peeled, cubed sweet potato (about 2 medium)
  • 1 cup dried red lentils
  • 1 Tbsp. garam masala
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste
  • 1 qt. vegetable broth
  • 1 (13.5-oz.) can lite coconut milk
  • For serving: white or brown basmati rice, a dollop of yogurt, grilled pita, and fresh cilantro or basil (if desired).
  1. Place all ingredients (excluding coconut milk, rice, and garnishes) in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker coated with cooking spray; stir well to combine. Cover and cook on low 8 hours. Turn off heat; stir in coconut milk. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  2. Serve over rice and garnish with pita, cilantro, or basil, if desired.
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