Steamed Lentils With Saffron

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

From our local radio station

Top Review by Elmotoo

3 cheers for your radio station! This is a yummy dish & simple to prepare. Made for ZWT5 '09.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the lentils well.
  2. Heat the vegetable stock in a small pot.
  3. Meanwhile, in a different medium pot heat the olive oil.
  4. Add the onion and cook until translucent, 5 to 8 minutes, then add the prosciutto and cook for a few more minutes.
  5. Add the lentils, cook for another 2-3 minutes, and pour the white wine.
  6. Add the saffron and cook until the alcohol has evaporated, 4-5 minutes.
  7. Add the stock, salt to taste, and cook over low heat for 50 minutes to 1 hour, covered.
  8. Add water or more stock if necessary.

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