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Stovetop Lentils (5 servings)

  • Author: Bobby


  • 1 cup Le Puy lentils, uncooked
  • Water
  • Spices and seasonings


  1. Pick the lentils and discard any small debris you find- stones, husks, or shriveled seeds. Then, rinse thoroughly in a fine-mesh sieve. Make sure to pick it clean before you cook.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and transfer the washed lentils into it. Reduce the heat and add the spices and seasonings. Simmer for about 20 minutes or less, depending on your preference. Stir occasionally.
  3. You can also cook the lentils first the mix in the spices and herbs as a dressing. Look at this video recipe if you want more information about how long it takes to cook lentils.