Lentils appreciation post

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I demand pictures and recipes for any and all delicious lentil dishes described in this thread!


My favorite Lentil Soup! ​ 1 pound French green lentils 1/4 cup olive oil, plus extra for serving 4 cups diced yellow onions (3 large) 4 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts only (2 leeks) 1 tablespoon minced garlic (2 large cloves) 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 3 cups medium diced celery (8 stalks) 3 cups medium diced carrots (4 to 6 carrots) 3 quarts Homemade Chicken Stock, recipe follows, or canned broth 1/4 cup tomato paste 1 pound kielbasa, cut in 1/2 lengthwise and sliced 1/3-inch thick 2 tablespoons dry red wine or red wine vinegar Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving Directions In a large bowl, cover the lentils with boiling water and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Drain. In a large stockpot over medium heat, heat the olive oil and saute the onions, leeks, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and cumin for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are translucent and tender. Add the celery and carrots and saute for another 10 minutes. Add the chicken stock, tomato paste, and drained lentils, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 1 hour, or until the lentils are cooked through and tender. Check the seasonings. Add the kielbasa and red wine and simmer until the kielbasa is hot. Serve drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with grated Parmesan


Stewed lentils in a coconut milk curry with your choice of veg……


I just made lentil chili for the first time a few weeks ago, and it was so delicious and super easy to make! Planning on making it again tomorrow.


Brown onions and garlic. Add lentils cook till done. Add crush tomatoes, simmer. Eat NEVER add tomatoes anything to beans till they are done!!! It will toughen the skin.