Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 32 mins

This is a unique and flavourful recipe from "Cooking Light" Magazine. Cloves infuse the braising liquid--and thus the lentils--with savory, spicy notes. If you are using the regular sized lentils, you may have to simmer them for a little longer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Insert cloves into onion.
  2. Combine onion, water, and next 9 ingredients (water through broth) in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  3. Remove onion and bay leaf with a slotted spoon; discard. Stir in salt; cook 2 minutes.