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    Red Lentil Puree

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    Total Time:

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    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Thorsten's Note:

    This is a wonderful Mediterranean starter or side dish.

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    Lentil Puree

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring water, lentils and thyme to boil.
    2. 2
      Reduce heat to low and cook for 10-15 minutes until lentils are soft and water is absorbed (for cooking time: refer also to package directions).
    3. 3
      Remove Thyme Sprigs and mash Lentils.
    4. 4
      Add salt, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and pepper to taste. Mix well.
    5. 5
      Serve warm or cold. Decorate with black olives, capers, cherry tomatoes and onion rings.
    6. 6
      NOTE: Mirj suggested to add some lemon zest to the lentil puree. Thank you Mirj, I think this is a great idea to support a fresh note.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 01, 2012

      55

      Great recipe! I used dried thyme, too, and omitted the capers but added some lemon zest which indeed is a lovely addition. Thanks for posting!
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    • on March 25, 2010

      45

      It was very watery, i am not sure what i did wrong, i had the lentils cook for hours. But the taste was great, thanks for sharing.

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    • on March 17, 2010

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    Nutritional Facts for Red Lentil Puree

    Serving Size: 1 (189 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 307.6
     
    Calories from Fat 125
    40%
    Total Fat 13.9 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 674.7 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.1 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
    25%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    3%
    Protein 13.7 g
    27%

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