Red Lentil Pilaf

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Derf2440

A tastey side dish that goes with anything.

Top Review by ratherbeswimmin

This is an excellent way to prepare lentils. Super simple, healthy, and great tasting. I used beef broth because I used up all my chicken broth making soup. It was a good substitution. This would make a nice side dish, but I had it for lunch along with a side salad. Thanks for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the veggies in a heavy frying pan.
  2. Cook for about 5 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly, until the green onion wilts Add the lentils, chicken broth, and garlic.
  3. Stir.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cayenne pepper and parsley.
  6. Take care not to overcook, the lentils should have a crunch.

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