French Lentils with Onion and Carrot

French Lentils with Onion and Carrot

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Recipe Rating: 3.32059
Serves 4
Look for French green lentils, which hold their shape very well after cooking, in the bulk department, where you can buy just what you need for this recipe.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 cup French green lentils, rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method: 
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Add carrot, 3 cups water, lentils, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer until lentils are tender, about 25 minutes. Adjust seasoning and serve.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 200 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 320mg sodium, 32g carbohydrates, (8 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 11g protein.
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