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Braised French Style Lentils

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp suitable oil
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 small stalk of celery , finely diced
  • 1 leek sliced small
  • 1 small - medium swede diced about 1 cm, (or 1 carrot diced - mod sals)
  • 1 cup of dried puy lentils , rinsed well
  • 3 cups chicken stock

Instructions

1

Heat oil in a medium size saucepan over medium heat.

2

Sautee garlic, celery, swede (or CARROT) and leek until softened - around 5 minutes.

3

Add lentils and stock

4

Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally

5

By the time the liquid has been absorbed and is mostly gone, the lentils will be done - around 30 minutes.

Meal Idea

Braised Lentils mixed through rice with Lamb rissoles or Koftas, and drizzled with plain yoghurt (if dairy tolerated)

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