French Lentils with Onion and Carrot

French Lentils with Onion and Carrot

Serves 4

Look for French green lentils, which hold their shape very well after cooking, in the bulk department.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup French green lentils, rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Sea salt and 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, water, lentils, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer until lentils are tender, about 25 minutes. Remove bay leaf, adjust seasoning and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:200 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (8g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 11g protein
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