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Lentils of the Southwest


Prep time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

What you need:

What to do:

  1. Combine the lentils and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and cook the lentils until tender, about an hour. If needed, add more water.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet. Sauté the onion and garlic in the olive oil for 2-3 minutes, until softened.
  4. Stir in the cumin, ground red chili (optional), and chili powder.
  5. Add onion-garlic-spice mixture to the cooked lentils.
  6. Stir in the tomatoes and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  7. Just before serving, stir in the chopped cilantro.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1/6 recipe

Date reviewed: November 2015


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