Lentil

Spicy Tomato Lentil Stew

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in Legumes, Lentil, Recipes, Stews, Chilis, Curries | 0 comments

Spicy Tomato Lentil Stew

1 cup brown or green lentils 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled & chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 2 TBSP fresh ginger, grated or finely chopped 28 oz package chopped tomatoes 1 cup broth (veggie or chicken) 1 cup fresh or frozen peas Spice Blend: 2 tsps ground cumin 2 tsps paprika 1 tsp ground fenugreek (optional) 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/4 tsp ground cardamom 1/4 tsp ground coriander 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper Boil lentils for about 45 minutes or until tender. In large saute pan over medium...

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Easy Curried Lentils

Posted by on Sep 26, 2010 in Legumes, Lentil, Recipes | 0 comments

Easy Curried Lentils

2 to 4 TBSPs butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 cup (dry) sprouted lentils (truRoots brand) salt & pepper Add lentils to 3 cups boiling water. Cook for 5 mins, turn off heat, cover w/ lid & let sit for 2 mins. Drain excess liquid. Melt butter in saute pan. Stir in curry & garlic powder until combined, then add drained lentils. Saute for about 5 mins, or until done to your liking. Add salt & pepper to taste. Serves 2 to 4 depending on the...

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Indian Spiced Lentils w/ Kale

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Greens, Legumes, Lentil, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Indian Spiced Lentils w/ Kale

1 cup lentils (green or brown) 1 tsp pure salt 1 bunch of kale, stems removed and chopped 2 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 heaping tsp ground coriander 1/2 heaping tsp ground cumin 1/2 heaping tsp ground mustard 1/2 heaping tsp hot red pepper flakes 2 garlic cloves minced 2 tsps minced fresh ginger root Bring lentils, 6 cups water, and salt to boil in medium saucepan; boil for 5 mins. Reduce heat; simmer until lentils are tender but still hold their shape, 20 – 25 mins Add kale during the last 5 mins of cooking. Meanwhile, heat oil (or butter) in large skillet over medium...

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Lentils in Onion Gravy

Posted by on Jun 3, 2010 in Legumes, Lentil, Recipes | 0 comments

Lentils in Onion Gravy

1 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced or crushed 1 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp ground cardamom 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/ tsp ground cumin 1/8 tsp cayenne 1 & 1/2 cups water 1 cup brown lentils 1 tsp pure salt Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion & garlic, cover, & cook until softened, 5 mins. Uncover, stir in the curry powder, cardamom, cinnamon, cumin & cayenne & cook just a few minutes longer, stirring to coat the onion & garlic w/ the spices. Stir in the water, lentils, &...

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Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Posted by on Jun 2, 2010 in Greens, Lentil, Recipes, Soups | 0 comments

Lentil & Vegetable Soup

1 & 1/2 cups green or brown lentils 1 bay leaf 6 cups of water 2 carrots, chopped 1 small to medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/2 of a red bell pepper, chopped 1 15 oz can stewed tomatoes 1 & 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup tamari/soy sauce 1 bunch baby spinach (optional) Put lentils in a large pot with the bay leaf & water. Cook, covered, over medium heat 30 mins. Prep veggies while lentils cook. Add the carrots onion & continue cooking about 5 mins. Add the garlic, celery, bell pepper, tomatoes, salt & pepper &...

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Buttery Lentils & Veggies

Posted by on Apr 26, 2010 in Legumes, Lentil, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Buttery Lentils & Veggies

2 TBSP butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 cup onions, diced 1 cup green or brown lentils* (sprouted if possible or soaked overnight) (see notes below) 1/2 cup celery, diced 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced pure salt & pepper to taste Melt butter or oil in medium skillet over low heat. Add onions and cook a few minutes until softened. Stir in lentils, celery & peppers & cover. Simmer approx 5 mins or until veggies and lentils are tender. Season with salt & pepper to taste. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Very...

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