Braised Lentils

Recipe by LizzieLou
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-Cooking Lentils.
  • 1. Combine lentils, onion, celery, carrot, and bay leaves in a medium saucepot.
  • 2. Cover with cold water to measure 1 inch above level of lentils. Simmer, uncovered until lentils are cooked and liquid has mostly evaporated, about 20-25min. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Braising Lentils.
  • 1. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon pieces and cook until slightly crispy.
  • 2. Add carrots, onion, leek, and garlic and gently sweat for a few minutes.
  • 3. Add wine to deglaze, scraping any crispy brown bits.
  • 4. Add chicken stock and lentils; bring to simmer and reduce until liquid reaches a light sauce consistency.
  • 5. To finish, gently stir in butter, creme fraiche and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
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