Stewed Lentils (vegan) Recipe

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Stewed Lentils (vegan)

Erin Byrnes

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@travelbugger

Another dish I learned while livig in Italy. Very economical, simple and healthy.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1
large shallot, diced
4 clove
garlic, sliced thin
1/2 lb
dry green lentils
1 c
rough chopped plum/roma tomato

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In medium sauce pan heat olive oil over low flame. Add shallot and garlic, sautee 3-4 minutes, do not let brown. Add lentils and cover with water (or broth) Let lentils stew until almost tender, adding water/broth as necessary, about 30-45 minutes. Add tomato, simmer for additional 5 minutes. Can be served drained as a side dish or with the broth and some small pasta (pastina) or cooked diced potato as a soup.
2
Garnish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and some grated cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian