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Green Lentil Salad

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Category: Lentils, Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Imported French green
  • -lentils or brown lentils
  • 1 md Onion, halved and stuck
  • -with 2 cloves
  • 1 Garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 c Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tb Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


From "Bistro Cooking," by Patricia Wells (Workman).

Rinse lentils and discard any pebbles. Place lentils, onion, garlic
and bay leaf in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water by 1".
Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and
simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, 25-35 minutes. Add liquid
as needed; liquid should be absorbed when lentils are done.

Discard onion, garlic and bay leaf. Whisk vinegar, oil and salt
together in a small bowl. Pour over warm lentils and toss. Before
serving, season with pepper and additional salt, if necessary. Serve

Makes 6-8 servings.

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