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                               Lemony Lentils
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Side Dishes                      Beans
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tbsp          Vegetable oil
    1                    Onion -- chopped
    2       cl           Garlic -- finely chopped
    1      tbsp          ginger root -- finely chopped
    1       ts           chili pepper -- dried flakes
    2       ts           Cumin -- ground
    1                    Cinnamon stick -- 1/2 inch
    1       c            lentils -- green
    2       c            Water
    1                    Bay leaf
    2       sl           Lemon -- 1/2 inch thick
                         Salt and pepper to taste
 
   In a medium pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic,
   ginger, chili flakes, cumin and cinnamon stick. Saute for about 2
   minutes or untili fragrant.
   
   Add the lentils and cook stirring, until the lentils are coated with
   the seasoning mixture. Add the water, bay leaf and lemon slices.
   Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for
   35 to 45 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Season well with
   salt and pepper. Drain off any excess water and remove the lemon
   slices and bay leaf before serving.
   
   From: Lucy Waverman’s Fast & Fresh Cookbook.
 
 Nutrition Information: Calories 229, Fat 4.5g, CFF 15.6% Carbohydrates 39g,
 Fiber 17, Protein 15g
   Typed for you by Kim Reese.
  
 
 
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