Creamy green/puy lentils

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 105.3
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.8 mg
  • Sodium: 8.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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lentils made with apple juice and ricotta lentils made with apple juice and ricotta
Number of Servings: 4


    125g puy / green lentils
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 red onion (chopped)
    1 garlic clove (chopped)
    1/2 tsp dried thyme or 2 sprigs fresh (crushed)
    1/2 tsp coriander seeds
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    125ml unsweetened apple juice
    30g ricotta cheese


1) Place lentils in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and cook for 20 minutes.

2) Meanwhile, place the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the onions, garlic, thyme and seeds, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes or until the onions are soft and golden.

3) Drain the lentils and add them to the onion mixture. Add the apple juice and bring to the boil. cook until reduced to about 4 tablespoons. Stir in the ricotta, and heat through.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KIMBAG.

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    I can't stand lentils, but this sounds delicious. - 7/14/08

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  • I made this and added a slices of low fat turkey sausage. Pretty tasty. My boyfriend wasn't too keen but I just loved it. - 1/24/08

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