Mediterranean Lentils

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Susiecat too

Mild flavors, packed with nutrition and fiber! I serve this as a side dish to salmon filets or roasted chicken.

Top Review by birdnerd

This was okay. It was a little slimy, so I'd cut back on the olive oil some. Better when reheated the next day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. sort and rinse lentils.
  2. cook in unsalted water, enough to cover plus one inch, over medium heat until tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  3. drain liquid, reserving 1 cup.
  4. add back 1/2 cup liquid and spinach leaves, cover pot and cook on medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted and mixed into lentils, about 3 minutes.
  5. add remainder of reserved liquid, lemon juice, olive oil and dried mint.
  6. continue to cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid is absorbed, 5-10 minutes.
  7. add salt and pepper to taste.

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