PP One Pot Red Lentil Masala

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Chef: Jeff Tritten, ARespectfullife.com

Makes: 6-8 servings

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 30 min

Total Time: 45 min


  • 4 c low sodium vegetable broth

  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes (including juice from can)

  • 1 7 oz can tomato paste

  • 2 ¼ c red lentils

  • 1 can cooked chickpeas

  • 1 lg onion

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 1 t ground ginger (OK to substitute 1 T fresh ground ginger)

  • 2 ¼ t Garam Masala

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 ¾ light coconut milk (add at the end!)


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  1. In one 5 qt pot, add all ingredients except the coconut milk (or it scorches).

  2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 25 min.

  3. Add 1 ¾ c of light coconut milk, stir well – cook until hot.

  4. Serve over rice, quinoa or your favorite whole grain.

Jeff Tritten is a respectful plant-based advocate. He owns 'Respectful Living', a blog located at ARespectfulLife.com, and spends his time creating recipes, writing plant based nutritional information articles, being a small group leader for PBNSG.org, bringing plant based nutritional information to his local community at their farmers market and senior center, and creating a healthy vegan snack line. Also find him on https://www.facebook.com/ARespectfulLife/, https://www.instagram.com/respectfulliving1/,https://twitter.com/respectfullivin, https://www.pinterest.com/MindfulLife1/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/respectful-living-74871b13a/.

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