Braised Lentils

Braised Lentils

Ready in 20 minutes

A comfort food side dish perfect for fall. Serve with you favorite meat, chicken or fish

"I have a favorite way of making lentils, I love lentils, but for the sake of variety I tried this recipe and it was great!! Thanks for sharing it! Now I have another favorite lentil recipe."

- Querian

Top-ranked recipe named "Braised Lentils"

5 avg, 6 review(s) 100% would make again

Ingredients

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1 cup brown or green lentils; (not red)
1 tbsp canola oil
1/2 Onion; chopped
1 tomato; diced
1 tbsp basil paste or fresh basil; OR 1 tsp dried basil
1 1/2 cup chicken stock

Original recipe makes 2

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Preparation

In a medium sauce pan, saute the chopped onion until translucent. Add the diced tomato, basil paste and lentils. Add chicken stock. Bring to a boil and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes or until the lentils are soft and beginning to split. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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I have a favorite way of making lentils, I love lentils, but for the sake of variety I tried this recipe and it was great!! Thanks for sharing it! Now I have another favorite lentil recipe.
Querian 1 year ago
Simple to prepare, and tasty!
Jspiers 2 years ago
Super tasty and good for you! Easy to make and to tweak if you're feeling adventurous :)
amyj0179 2 years ago
Simple and tastes great!
Crashfm 3 years ago
This was fast and easy and tasty. No extra sodium. A very healthy and great side dish.
rachelstetser 4 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
gleepart 5 years ago
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