If you find lentils a boring side dish, then this recipe may change your mind! In this recipe, lentils are cooked with lemon zest and then seasoned in a special way.
Lemon zest is best cut with a vegetable peeler, it gives the desired thickness, without the bitter white part. Instead of almond cheese, you can take tofu, smoked or with herbs is especially good. And in more detail, how to cook lentils with lemon, I will tell you below. It turns out a completely independent dish with an exquisite taste. I highly recommend giving it a try!
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main ingredient: Vegetables / Legumes / Fruits / Lemon / Lentils
Dish: Side dishes
Diet: Lean dishes / Vegan dishes
- Green lentils - 100 grams
- Water - 150-200 Milliliters
- Garlic - 2 Cloves
- Lemon - 1/2 Piece
- Bay leaf - 1-2 pieces
- Almond cheese - 40 Grams
- Olive oil - 1 tbsp. the spoon
- Salt - 1/2 Teaspoon
How to cook "Lentils with lemon"
Prepare all ingredients. Rinse the lentils in water and transfer to a saucepan. Add lemon zest, bay leaf, salt, and crushed, peeled garlic. Then add water to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook lentils for 25-30 minutes. When the lentils have completely absorbed the water, season with olive oil and lemon juice to taste. Add the crumbled almond cheese and stir. Lentils with lemon are ready, bon appetit!