Braised Lentils With Saffron

Recipe by FoodFromSicily
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak lentils for about 6 hours.
  • Peel and halve the onion and place into a saucepan with 3 tablespoons oil and the ham.
  • Drain the lentils and add them to the saucepan, brown breifly, then moisten with the wine.
  • Add the saffron strands and powdered saffron.
  • When the wine has evaporated, pour just enough hot stock to cover the lentils.
  • bring to a boil, lower the heat and cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Taste and add salt if necessary, then discard the onion and serve hot.
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