Tag Archives: red lentils

Red lentils with arugula and spinach. 12/28/20

Lentils are full of fiber and an inexpensive protein. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. Going with the theme from yesterday to vary colors, textures, and temperatures, this red lentil stew with its … Continue reading

Posted in Afghan, Easy, Healthy tips, Legumes, stew, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Masoor dal, rice mix, zucchini 11/25/20

Tomorrow is our big Thanksgiving feast for the three of us so we wanted something fairly light for dinner tonight. These red lentils cook up in 15 minutes and are flavored with ginger, onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. A … Continue reading

Posted in Afghan, Easy, Legumes, rice, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged | Leave a comment

Afghani dal, white rice, grilled cauliflower! 6/23/20

Make some white rice and cook Afghani dal. Sprinkle with an herb and add a dollop of yogurt. (Note: I use only .5 tablespoon of minced ginger, and cooking spray instead of olive oil.) Add a side of grilled cauliflower. … Continue reading

Posted in Afghan, Easy, Grilling, Legumes, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Afghani dahl with kale/chickpea/cucumber salad. 1/16/19

Every time I make this I think, “This is so good and easy to make. I should put it on the menu more often!” Basically this a chopped up medium onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/2 T. of … Continue reading

Posted in Easy, Legumes, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New dish! Afghani lentils. 6/27/18

(This is a vegetarian dish when made with vegetable stock. For vegans omit cheese and yogurt or use substitutes.) We had such a delicious lunch at the Khyber Pass Afghani Restaurant that I wanted to try to recreate it at … Continue reading

Posted in Kitchen tips, Legumes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New recipe! Vegan red lentil chili. 5/11/18

I think I am cooked out for this week. Along with my weekly menu I have been making dishes for Mother’s Day with John’s help. We are having the whole gang over here on Sunday for a cookout so we’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Legumes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment