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Our Protein-Packed Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry is chock-full of vital nutrients, making it an excellent, healthy dinner option!
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4.58 from 7 votes

Protein-Packed Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

This veggie-rich curry is made using only the best ingredients and is an absolute cinch to make. Set it, forget it, and come home to a delicious, home-cooked meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Plant-Based, Slow Cooker, Vegan
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 237kcal


  • 1 yellow onion small, diced
  • 2 carrots medium, peeled and diced
  • 1 pound sweet potato diced (about 4 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 green onion minced
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 14 ounces coconut milk canned
  • fresh cilantro for garnish


  • Place the onion, carrots, sweet potato, ginger, garlic, green onion, curry powder, and vegetable broth into a large slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours (or 4 to 5 hours on high), until the sweet potatoes are soft. Add the lentils during the last hour of cooking time
  • Add the coconut milk and cook until the soup is warmed through. Add additional water or vegetable broth during this step if the mixture is too thick for your liking.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve over brown rice or riced cauliflower, if desired.


Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10818IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9