Lentils are an excellent addition to a weekly meal plan because they are oh so cheap (what meat can you get for $2.78 per pound??), healthy, filling and easy to prepare in a crock pot. Serve this over rice and it will last you for days!

Crockpot Green Curry Lentils

Crockpot Green Curry Lentils


  • 2 cups green lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Small bunch of cilantro chopped (garnish)
  • Rice (optional for serving)


  1. Sort 2 cups of lentils, looking for small stones or other debris, then rinse them and add to crockpot
  2. Dice onion and carrots and add
  3. Mince garlic cloves and add
  4. Shake can of coconut milk before opening, then add
  5. Add water, can of diced tomatoes, and lime juice then stir
  6. Add spices and bay leaf and stir
  7. Cook on high for 8-10 hours
  8. Serve on rice and garnish with cilantro and an extra squeeze of lime
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