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Health Facts About Lentils | Slow Cooked Lentil Soup Recipe by Evelyn Posted Mon 09 Sep 2013 12:00am   Lentils have been around for thousands of years.  There is evidence that they were used in the Bronze Age. Lentils are legumes and do not grow wild.  Lentils are a great source of protein for those who eat a plant-based diet. Lentils ar ... Read on »
Beans Mulagootal (Beans Cooked With Lentils And Coconut) and Parippu Thogayal (Lentil and Coconut Chutney) by Aparna Posted Tue 15 Sep 2009 4:47pm B oth the “Mulagootal and “Thogayal” are very typical preparations of the Palakkad Iyers. A “Mulagootal” is made usually using one type of vegetable (traditionally amaranth leaves, raw banana, yam, pumpkin, ash gourd or snake gourd though nowadays beans, cabbage, carrots, etc are used; this list of vegetables is not exhaustive) and oc ... Read on »
Bella Cooks: Lentils, Kale, and Pesto Chicken Sausage by Bella C Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Dec 2011 12:00am Tonight’s dish came together by looking at my refrigerator and picking out a few things that seemed to go well together.  You guys know what a fan I am of one-skillet meals, so once the idea was born, I knew just what I was going to make.  I hadn’t ever put these particular ingredients together before, but I knew I liked all of them ind ... Read on »
Wonderful Lentil Soup for Cook the Books: "Home Cooking" by Laurie Colwin and Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays by DebinHawaii Posted Sun 23 Sep 2012 9:33pm A whole lot of soup gets made on this blog--over 220 so far. With all that variety, picking a favorite soup or kind of soup out of all of them isn't easy. In my top five at least is lentil soup. I look at lentil soup as the tee-shirt and worn, faded blue jeans of the soup world. Cozy, easy, comfortable--what you want to have around to relax ... Read on »
Bella Cooks: Mediterranean Lentil Salad by Bella C Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 12:00am This meal was taken straight from the Trader Joe’s Cookbook .  I was looking for high protein, low(ish) carb ideas for my Lean &  Green meals, and my sister highly recommended it.  It’s so quick and easy that now I do, too. Mediterranean Lentil Salad Nutrition Info: (Serving size = 1 1/2 cups) Calories: 467, Fat: 14.3g, Carb: 59.9 ... Read on »
Bella Cooks – LC’s Lentil Soup by Bella C Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:00pm I have been waiting to make this recipe for about a month.  Waiting for the weather to cool down enough so that a nice, warm bowl of soup would be satisfying.  And finally the weather has turned to our normal autumn temps (mid 60s) and I knew it was time to make it.  Since I took an extra day off, I wanted to make at least 2 “big pot” dinners ... Read on »
Cooking with Dried Beans, Lentils, and Peas by elizabethrider Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:00am Digg Digg I found this very well-written info on the Whole Foods website and am re-posting here for my readers Dried beans, peas and lentils a.k.a. legumes or pulses are a vital food source and one of the world’s oldest cultivated crops. Evidence of cultivation goes back more ... Read on »
Lentil Risotto – peasant cooking under pressure by Laura of hip pressure cooking Posted Thu 09 Jan 2014 9:02am This dish is satisfying, healthy, filling and one of my husband’s favorites! Italians make this dish by cooking lentils and... Read More » Read on »
Cooking School: German Lentil and Sausage Stew by Meeta K. Posted Wed 12 Jan 2011 8:15am    Sometimes I think German cuisine is very inadequately underestimated. Fact is, there is a lot more to German food that sausages and beer. Until relatively recently the various regions of Germany were independent and autonomous communities. Prior to the national unification in 1871,... [Read the rest of this post on my website] Read on »
Adventures in Slow Cooking: Vegetarian Split Pea or Lentil Soup Recipe by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin I got my partner a slow cooker for Christmas. I know that may not be the most romantic present (and he did get others), but he had mentioned a friend’ ... Read on »