Featured Recipe: Moroccan Lentils (Diabetic Friendly, Vegan)

Featured Recipe: Moroccan Lentils (Diabetic Friendly, Vegan)

This savory and exotic Moroccan Lentil dish offers a warm, comforting and super diabetic-friendly meal that everyone can enjoy. Featuring protein and fibre rich lentils, this vegan dish is sure to satisfy and delight!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time9 hours 20 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Vegan
Servings: 10 People


  • 6 Cup Organic Brown French Lentils (Dry)
  • 2 L “Imagine” Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1 Can “Eden” Organic Diced Tomatoes (796mL)
  • 0.25 Cup Ras El Hanout Spice Blend
  • 4 Cups Onions (Diced)
  • 3 Cups Organic “Pfenning’s” Carrots (Diced)
  • 2 tbsp garlic (Minced)
  • 0.25 Cup "Sarafino" Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Fresh Organic Cilantro (Roughly Chopped)
  • 0.25 Cup Fresh Organic Mint (Roughly Chopped)
  • Sea Salt (To Taste)

Ras El Hanout Blend (Home Made Variation)

  • 2.5 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Ground)
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seeds (Ground)
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Cardamom (Ground)
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala


  • Soak your lentils overnight and rinse well before cooking.
  • Cook for 1 hour in vegetable stock, diced tomatoes and ras el hanout spice blend.
  • In a sauté pan, cook your onions, garlic and carrots in olive oil for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the contents of the sauté pan to the pot of lentils, season with sea salt to taste and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the fresh cilantro and mint before serving and combine well.
  • Enjoy with a side of basmati rice.


Each Serving Contains:
342 calories; 23 g protein; 9 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 60 g total carbohydrates (12 g of sugar); 469 mg sodium