Just 10 minutes prep, then let it simmer away and you have these tasty lentils as a wonderful side or a vegetarian meal. Just as tasty warm or at room temperature. Serve it with a simple piece of grilled fish and a handful of leafy greens. Or mix through a can of tuna, or add other vegetables like corn and diced peppers to make it a colourful, filling salad!
Course: Salad, Side
Servings: 4as side
1small stalk of celery, finely diced
4eschallots or 1 medium brown onion, finely diced
1small carrot, finely diced
1cupof dried puy lentils, rinsed
3cupschicken or vegetable stock, low sodium
1tspthyme leave, or finely chopped rosemary leaves
Heat olive oil in a medium size saucepan over medium heat.
Sautee garlic, celery, carrot and onion until softened - around 5 minutes.
Add lentils, chicken stock and herbs.
Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally
By the time the liquid has been absorbed and is mostly gone, the lentils will be done - around 30 minutes.