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Lentils

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Lentils Question

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by amandarose23 7 months ago

I’m making lentils (soup) and haven’t made them in away. When rinsing and sorting the lentils (under running water in a colander and using my hand) I noticed they started to get really wrinkly, and...

Trying to re-create Greek Deli Lentil Soup

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by witwhiz 2 years ago

There's a deli in DC (called, simple "Greek Deli") that had the best lentil soup in the world. It got me through a decade of internships, crappy first jobs, less crappy later jobs. I've had to lea...

2 Questions, need help with polenta and lentils

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by ccotta 2 years ago

I want to try making Italian polenta for the first time, I need ideas on what to serve it with. I'm not a big fan of pork and would probably just go with mushrooms and peppers but, my husband does ...

Green vs De Puy Lentils?

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by arielleeve 6 years ago

I recently bought a bag of green lentils from Trader Joe's. It was a new item and I wasn't really thinking too much when I bought it. Then when I got home I realized I've never used just plain gree...

Help identify these things in my lentils?

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by sweethooch 5 years ago

Do you know what these are? They are about the same size, color, and hardness as my brown lentils, but look sort of exploded and are much less smooth. The front and back are different, the "more ...

Stretching refrigerated lentils/chickpeas to 5 days?

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by nroot 3 years ago

I love salads with lentils and chickpeas in them, but I've been prepping my weekly salads on Sundays (in mason jars), and most sources I've found say not to eat these beans past a few days. Is t...

Wash and dry lentils prior to storing?

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by kikster 3 years ago

I'm assembing "lentil soup in a jar" gifts by layering red and green lentils with an array of spices. In order for recipients to simply empty the contents of the jar into a pot and cook them, the l...

Lentil Underground

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by Jaimie 3 years ago

Just made this easy recipe with Timeless Natural Foods Black Belugas and it was delicious. I cooked it for 8 minutes in my pressure cooker and the lentils are a tiny bit overcooked but still intact...

Help with simple recipe ideas!

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by Aizea 3 years ago

I only have rice, lentils and quinoa. In the fridge I have a bottle of sriracha. I can't find any recipes that are simple enough to only involve these ingredients. As far as spices go, I have salt,...

Getting creative with lentils

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by Mayzie 3 years ago

Hi all! So I love the texture and versatility of lentils. I want to make beluga lentils to compliment salmon fillets. The basic mirepoix method or the lentil stew is delicious but I want to go ...

Red lentils?

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by gildeddawn 3 years ago

Anyone know an easy place to get red lentils in the Cities (preferably Uptown-ish or near Roseville)? Lund's and Byerly's only had green, and I happened to be at United Noodles this weekend and the...

Your best lentil, split pea or bean loaf, please

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by MplsM ary 4 years ago

Hi all, Target had Amy's dinners on sale last week, so I picked up my favorite: meatloaf. Holy wow, I love the flavor, texture and the fact that the loaf is so filling. Dear vegetarian and v...

What to do w/ canned lentils?

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by foodieX2 11 years ago

I am doing a major pantry clean out and stumbled across 2 old cans of lentils. Inspire me please!!!

lentil soup

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by wonderwoman 4 years ago

i was never a big fan of lentil soup until a new falafel place offered me some while i was waiting for my order. the menu said it was red lentil, but this was green and fairly thin. i couldn't ...

your best summery lentil salad?

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by noya 4 years ago

Hoping to make a yummy lentil salad this weekend. Ideally sans dairy. Thank you so much in advance for your recs!

Berkeley Bowl curry lentil soup recipe? [Moved from SF Bay Area board]

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by nafybean 7 years ago

Berkeley Bowl makes the most delicious curry lentil soup with potatoes. Does anyone have a recipe for it, or an approximation? I only tried it once, but it was so wholesome and good... I can't real...

Cooking Beans and Lentils

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by MarkG 4 years ago

is it true that adding salt to the water before the Beans or Lentils are cooked significantly adds to the cooking time??

What am I doing wrong? Dried beans / garbanzo / chick peas / lentils

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by MyKitchen 7 years ago

I have been trying to switch from canned to dry beans, but have yet to be successful re-hydrating any of them, specifically: lentil, azuki, garbanzo. No matter whether I put them in a slow cooker...

Mjadra - recipe advice needed

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by sweet100s 5 years ago

This morning's breakfast was a hit - Green Bottom layer - Arugula with an olive oil spritz Brown Middle layer - Mjadra White and red top layer - 1.5 cast iron skillet fried eggs with srirach...