Barbecued Lentils

Barbecued Lentils Recipe

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Karen Feinen


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


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5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
  • 1 1/2 c
    dried brown lentils, rinsed
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

How to Make Barbecued Lentils


  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.

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About Barbecued Lentils

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

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