Monday, November 10, 2008

Mmm Mmm Monday

Spinach & Lentils

1 cup lentils
1/2 white onion sliced
6 cloves garlic
1 celery stalk sliced
10 oz package frozen spinach
14 oz vegetable broth
10 oz water
1 tbs Herbes de Provence
2 tbs vegetable oil
fresh ground black pepper
salt (optional)

Saute onions, garlic and celery in vegetable oil until crystallized. Add lentils, vegetable broth, water and Herbes de Provence. Bring to a full rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer for approximately 45 minutes or until lentils are soft. Thaw, strain and add spinach to mixture, simmer an additional 5-7 minutes. Remove from heat top with fresh ground black pepper and serve alone or with Jasmine rice (shown) or french bread.

Hey, what's that on the rice? Shredded carrots for texture, just as tasty with diced cucumber or firm tomato slices! This recipe usually calls for twice the onion and cumin instead of Herbes de Provence, give it a shot for some variation. Serve the variation with Jasmine rice or Naan.

Peace

12 comments:

High Desert Diva said...

Yummy!

A Cuban In London said...

That looks great! Thanks.

Greetings from London.

Renée aka Mekhismom said...

This looks so good. I may have to make this tonight. Hopefully my little boy will like it. Yummy.

fly tie said...

and i've got most of these ingredients in the kitchen. the rest will have to be improvised (as i'm the number recipe improviser.)

my food dilemma for the day has been solved. thanks.

Ms. Bar B: said...

That looks absolutely delicious! I will have to try it. I am itching for some good, down home hardiness right now and this is definitely a dish to try.

sherry said...

Ok, I'm making soup for supper tonight. It's not getting any warmer here, and my feet are freezing. I love cinnamon on jasmine rice.

PS Thanks for the lovely words on my blog.

sm said...

hi

good receipe like it

see u later
mitesh

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Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T said...

dang that looks yummy mail me some pls

Jewelry Rockstar said...

Hmmm that looks really good.

casserole said...

Ohhh, that looks GOOD!! And healthy... and warm... and nourishing...

shiborigirl said...

Mmmmm, this looks FAB! Marble Man and I are trying to eat more vegetarian meals now that meat has gotten so expensive. I've got all these ingredients in the cupboard, so I know what I'm making for supper tonight!

Thanks,

Kate

Darius T. Williams said...

U made this? Now this looks good and fulfilling...just a bit of cornbread would set this OFF!

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