Monday, April 06, 2009

Red Lentils

My latest bean.
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Photo: Bix

5 comments:

Tree said...

They cook so fast, and you don't have to soak them. But I never know what to make with them.

Bix said...

They do cook fast. I like them with kale&onions.

Lentils:
I add diced tomatoes and onions to the lentils after they've cooked for a bit. Season with salt, cumin, and a touch of turmeric. They're very orange then.

Kale&onions:
I cook chopped kale in boiling water for about 5 minutes or just to soften. Sauté some onions, add the kale, salt and a hit of tamari.

Bix said...

Tree, I thought you had a mouthful of carrots there :)

Anrosh said...

I also add them to the tomato sauce that I make for the pasta ( it lessens the tomatoiness ) and i also add a touch of heaven in them - baked garlic :)

Bix said...

I do that too ... add to tomato sauce. It makes it so creamy and as you said less tomato-y.