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Monday, May 02, 2011

Green Lentil in Olive Oil

(Zeytinyagli Yesil Mercimek)

Green Lentil in Olive Oil
1/2 cup green lentils, soak in water overnight and drain
3 green onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 small carrot, peeled, finely sliced
1 tomato, peeled, diced
75 ml extra virgin olive oil (half for cooking, half for after)
Juice from half an orange
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup water
1 tsp cumin

Dill, chopped

Place all the ingredients in medium sized pot. Cook medium-low heat until the lentils are tender. Do not over cook!

Let it cool down first in the pot. Then, place it on a serving dish. Pour the rest of the olive oil. Sprinkle fresh dill all over it. Serve the Green Lentils in Olive Oil at room temperature or chilled.



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