Tag Archives: lentils

🦃 or 🥬 Everyday lentil stew. 12/10/19

Our everyday lentil stew is an easy, quick dinner that can be stretched into a soup or served tighter as a hearty stew. You can make it vegan or add some turkey sausage, as we did today, or go whole … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils with basmati rice and salad 12/4/19

Note: For a vegan dish omit yogurt. Delicious, vegan or vegetarian fare! These lentils are cooked in a soupy broth with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices. These more tender red lentils cook quickly, and once they come up to a … Continue reading

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🦃 Lentil soup with turkey kielbasa. 11/2/19

According to my menu for the week, we are supposed to be eating tuna sandwiches tonight. However we went to the Habit Grill for lunch and two tuna meals seems like one too many. Special hint about dieting and eating … Continue reading

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Red lentils with ginger. 10/16/19

So easy, so quick, so healthy, so delicious! Fresh ginger, onions, and garlic. Turmeric, cumin, cayenne. Sauté in a little oil. Add stock and red lentils. Cook 15 minutes. Top with yogurt and sumac. Yum! Note: For vegan dish omit … Continue reading

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🍗 Lentils with smoked turkey sausage and veg. 9/27/19

Here’s my pot of lentils with turkey sausage and a bunch of different vegetables burbling on the stove prior to dinner.   I really like lentils! All the vegetables make this a really hearty stew. Seriously you don’t even need … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils with brown rice. 9/16/19

Here is a couple of cool things about red (actually coral colored) lentils. They turn yellow when you cook them! They cook really quickly, in about fifteen minutes! So if you are hankering for a quick vegan meal, sauté some … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/Vegan Duo. 7/29/19

For Meatless Monday we made a delicious vegetarian or vegan pairing of Mediterranean salad and Afghani red lentils. NOTE: for vegan fare omit yogurt and feta cheese. The Mediterranean salad consists of cucumber, tomatoes, onion, avocado, olives, and pepperoncini dressed … Continue reading

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