Leah Itsines Winter Warmer recipe: Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

·Features and Health Editor
·1-min read

Welcome to Yahoo Lifestyle's exclusive winter recipe series with Bare Guide founder Leah Itsines.

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry


  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • ½ tbsp chilli jam

  • 1 medium brown onion, diced

  • 3 tbsp Massaman curry paste (red or yellow curry paste if you can’t find)

  • 1 cup red lentils, uncooked and rinsed

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 400ml can coconut milk

  • 2 cups baby spinach

  • 1L of vegetable stock

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

leah itsines Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry
Leah shares a recipe for Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry Photo: Yahoo


  1. In a large deep pot, add olive oil to the pot and heat over medium to high heat.

  2. Add onion to the pot and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion becomes translucent.

  3. Add massaman curry paste and chilli jam. Cook for a further 2 minutes.

  4. Add sweet potatoes and lentils and heat through, around 1 minute.

  5. Add stock and coconut milk and simmer for 30 minutes.

  6. Add spinach and leave to wilt for 2-3 minutes.

  7. Serve on a bed of basmati rice.

Stay tuned for another delicious recipe as part of Yahoo Lifestyle's winter series next week.

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