Harvest Skillet Lentils

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Author Notes: Chewy skillet popped lentils meet apples, bell peppers & butternut squash in this gluten free, low calorie dish. These Harvest Skillet Lentils make a simple & healthy meal for any day of the week!Megan Olson

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Serves 5

  • 1 cup skillet popped lentils
  • 3 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 1 medium apple, cored, peeled & diced
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/8 cup chopped parsley
  1. Cook lentils according to Skillet Popped Lentils instructions recipe http://skinnyfitalicious.com/skillet-popped-lentils-with-parsley/
  2. Heat a skillet to medium high heat & add extra virgin olive oil
  3. Add butternut squash & cook 10 minutes stirring frequently
  4. Once squash has browned a bit, add diced apples & peppers with spices & orange zest
  5. Cook until veggies are tender about 7-8 minutes
  6. Once veggies are tender, add apple cider vinegar & lentils to the skillet
  7. Toss to combine & cook 2-3 minutes more
  8. Add chopped parsley & serve immediately

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