Curried Red Lentil and Swiss Chard with garbanzo


Curried Red Lentil and Swiss Chard with garbanzo

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chickpeas, curry, garbanzo, lentil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 444kcal


  • 1 large yellow onion

  • 5 tsp curry powder

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 62 oz vegetable broth

    three 14oz containers
  • 1 bunch swiss chard
    tough stalks removed, coarsely chopped (about 12 cups)
  • 1 lb red lentils

    (about 2 1/4 cups)
  • 15 oz garbanzo beans/chickpeas

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin cold pressed olive oil optional


  • Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. 

  • Add onion; sauté until golden for about 3 minutes. 

  • Mix in curry and cayenne.

  • Add broth and chard.

  • Increase heat; bring to boil. 

  • Add lentils and garbanzos; reduce heat to medium.

  • Cover saucepan and simmer until lentils are tender.

  • Stir every 5 to10 minutes. 
  • Turn off stove once swiss chard is soft and bright colored, however not overcooked to pale green.


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