Barbecued Lentils Recipe

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Barbecued Lentils

Karen Feinen

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@Ganieda

Adapted from The Biggest Loser Cookbook. Suggested Accompaniments: brown rice, a lettuce wedge and flatbread. Pistachio pudding for dessert.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
chopped red onion
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
mustard powder
2 c
vegetable broth
3/4 c
tomato sauce
3 Tbsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
honey
1 1/2 c
dried brown lentils, rinsed
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in a 2-quart pan on medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes or until softened.
2
Add garlic, chili powder and mustard powder; cook 1 minute or until fragrant (do not brown garlic).
3
Add broth, tomato sauce, balsamic vinegar, mustard, honey and lentils; stir well and bring to a boil.
4
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes until lentils are tender, but intact. (Cooking times for lentils vary. If necessary, add 1/4 cup water and simmer 5 minutes longer.) Season with salt and pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #barbecued, #lentils