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My girls Stella (10) and Rosa (4) love this meal We cook it all the time.
Saute the onions and celery. Add 1 cup of lentils and 4 cups of broth, then simmer until lentils are soft (35-40 minutes). Add the tin of tomatoes, a spoonful of tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes.
Put grated cheese on (if desired) and pop into the oven to melt.
By ruth langdon from Withernsea, UK
This is a healthy, delicious meatless meal. It is a bit time consuming, but totally worth it and great for a cold day.
Prep Time: 30
Cook Time: 30
Total Time: 1 hour
Optional: yogurt, cucumbers, tomatoes, mint
An Italian tradition is to serve Lenticche at midnight on New Year's Eve, to bring good fortune. The lentils symbolize little coins.
This casserole is an old French favorite, it demonstrates simple home-cooking at its best giving a hearty and delicious taste of the traditional French kitchen. It makes a delicious and quick hot meal when served with fresh French bread. This recipe can be adapted for vegetarians by substituting the sausages for beans.
Place 3-1/2 cups of cold water in a covered glass pot and heat on the stove top until it boils. While the water is heating, rinse the lentils in a strainer, and remove any stones or other foreign matter.
When all six kids were at home and I was feeding us on $35 a month, this was a favorite. Lentils are cheap, and my husband grew all the vegetables.
This traditional Persian dish combines lentils with cinnamon and other spices for a hearty stew. The fried mint sauce is a delicious finishing touch.
This page contains lentil burger recipes. Lentils can be used as a healthy, vegetarian substitute for meat when making burgers.
Break the thin spaghetti into 3 inch lengths before cooking. Cook the lentils until tender but firm. Drain well. Combine with cooked spaghetti and vegetables.
Cook lentils 30 minutes until tender. Drain and add olive oil and vinegar in equal amounts to taste. Add Tabasco sauce as desired and when chilled, stir in chopped celery, onion, parsley and tomatoes, if you wish.
Cook sausage in soup kettle until brown, drain most fat. Grind together carrots, celery, pepper, and onion in food processor, or chop finely. Add to pan. Add broth. water, and lentils.