Lemony Lentils and Spinach

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Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

This satisfying blend of healthy ingredients is refreshingly reminiscent of lemony Mediterranean dishes. It can be served hot, room temp or cool.

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  1. Bring water & lentils to a boil in a large heavy pot. Reduce heat, cover & simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, saute the onion in a large pot in oil. Stir in garlic, cilantro, and spinach and sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add potatoes and lentils with cooking liquid to cover. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer; cook 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in lemon juice; serve immediately or when cooled or chilled as desired.
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5 5

Delicious! I was looking for a good lentil recipe and decided to give this a try - and I'm glad I did. It is hands-down some of the best lentils I've ever had. The lemon juice really added a lot of flavor. I used fresh spinach instead of frozen and it turned out great.

5 5

This was a great recipe that both my husband and I loved! I used fresh spinach (half of a small bag) instead and I also I left out the potatoes because I'm not a fan of lentils and potatoes. I also cut the olive oil down to half of what it called for. It was fresh tasting and easy to make; I will definitely be making this again.

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