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stewed lentils (vegan)

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Erin Byrnes
Long Beach, NY

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 2-4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For stewed lentils (vegan)

  • 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

How To Make stewed lentils (vegan)

  • 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.

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