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Title: Lentils Ole

Categories: Polkadot, Faylen, Bean/legume

Yield: 1 Servings

3 c Water
1 c Lentils
1 tb Olive oil
4 Cloves garlic, minced

1/2 c Chopped scallions,

-including some green

1/2 c Chopped sweet green pepper
1/2 ts Crushed cumin seeds OR
3/8 ts Ground cumin

1 tb Chili powder
1 8-oz can tomato sauce
1 tb Red wine vinegar
1 tb Molasses

In a large saucepan, bring the water and the lentils to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pan, and simmer the lentils for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender but not mushy. Do not overcook the lentils.

While the lentils cook, in a medium-sized skillet, preferably one with a nonstick surface, heat the oil, add the garlic, scallions, green pepper, cumin, and chili powder, and saute the ingredients for 2 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp. Stir in the tomato sauce, vinegar, and molasses, and simmer the mixture for 1 minute.

When the lentils are cooked, add the vegetable mixture to the lentils, and heat the mixture through before serving it.

Note: serve over rice or with corn.

Source: "Good Food Gourmet," Jane Brody

* The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627 Posted by FAYLEN


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