Lentils

Lentils

Lentils

Ingredients:

  • Lentils1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 11⁄2 cups water or low-fat chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme or 1⁄2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
Directions:

Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add olive oil and onions and saute until onions begin to soften. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add lentils, water, and thyme and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer about 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. (Cooking time may vary.) Serves 4.