Green Lentil Dish
(Yesil Mercimek Yemegi)
3/4 cup lentils, soak in water overnight, washed and drained
1 onion, finely chopped
50 ml extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp cumin
3 tbsp crushed tomatoes, in can
1 tbsp orzo, optional
2 cups warm chicken stock or beef stock or just water
Saute the onion with olive oil for about 3-4 minutes. Add the lentils and saute for another 4-5 minutes. Then add the rest of the ingredients. Cook for about 20-25 minutes over medium-low heat until the lentils soften, stir occasionally.
Makes 2-3 servings.
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