Braised Lentils

  • EllenDeller Posted: 09/13/10
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    This was a delicious side dish for the "Pan-Grilled Flank Steak with Chermoula." I made just half the recipe since it was a side dish, and used beef broth (and only 1/4 cup of liquid was water-I used broth for almost all the liquid). My only other change was to remove the onion and cut it into slices, then put it back in. Why waste the flavor?

  • ChristineDC Posted: 02/07/10
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    Excellent basic treatment. I'm planning to use this technique with other recipes. We're not vegetarians; I served it with grilled sausages and a salad of romaine, blue cheese, and toasted almonds.

  • rstarrlemaitre Posted: 06/28/12
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    A nice preparation for lentils - loved the spice from the cloves, but would simply stir in ground cloves next time. Agree that discarding the onion seems like a waste. Served with sauteed escarole.

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