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Green lentils with leeks

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Serves 4

Tasty leek & lentil side dish that goes wonderfully with salmon.

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  • 1 large leek (chopped)
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 cup of rinsed green lentils (lentils de puy are best)
  • 2 cups of liquid (1/4 cup white wine, with the rest water)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Cream (optional)


    1. Sauté the leeks in the butter until soft in a large pan.
    2. Add the lentils with the liquid.
    3. Cover and let cook for 20-30 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed.
    4. Season with salt & pepper, and a squeeze of lemon if you like.
    5. Add a dallop of cream if you're feeling decadent. This recipe goes wonderfully with salmon.

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