Bombay Shrimp with Red Lentils
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • 2 Shallots, Chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, Chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons of Ground Ginger
  • 1.5 Teaspoons of Garam Masala
  • 3 Plum Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 2 Pounds of Peeled Large Shrimp
  • 1 Cup of Dried Red Lentils
  • 3 Cups of Spinach
  • Salt/Fresh Ground Pepper to Taste
  • Vegetable Cooking Spray
  1. In a deep large saute pan that has been sprayed with Vegetable Cooking Spray, saute garlic and shallots. Add 1 teaspoon of ground ginger too. Cook until shallot gets softer (about 2 minutes). Add tomatoes and ½ teaspoon of garam masala, pinch of salt and some fresh ground pepper. Keep stirring and cooking until tomatoes soften - about 2 more minutes.
  2. Stir the lentils into the tomato mixture along with 3 cups of water. Bring to simmer and cook while stirring about 15 minutes or until lentils are tender and have thickened.
  3. In a separate bowl combine shrimp and remaining teaspoon of ginger, 1 teaspoon of garam masala and a pinch more of salt and some ground pepper. Let sit for about 10 minutes.
  4. In a separate skillet that has been sprayed with Vegetable Cooking Spray, add shrimp and cook while stirring about 5 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.
  5. Stir the bunch of spinach into the lentil mixture until it wilts. Add more salt/pepper to taste.
  6. Divide among 4 bowls and top with the shrimp mixture.
  7. This makes 4 Servings at 0 SmartPoints per serving on the Blue & Purple Plans.  Enjoy!
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