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Compliments of Diana Dyer, MS, RD

Curried Lentil with Fruit Salad

From the book Magic Beans by Patti Bazel Beil, MS, RD, CDE, John Wiley and Sons, 1996, reprinted with permission from the author - available from

  • 1-1/2 cups brown lentils, uncooked
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 yellow apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup non-fat lemon yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Combine lentils and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over
    high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir apple and raisins into saucepan; cook 10 minutes or until lentils
    are tender. Drain well.
  • Place lentil mixture in a large serving bowl.
    Stir in yogurt, curry powder, and salt until well blended. Yum yum!

Yield:  Makes 6 - 1/2 cup servings.