Braised French Green Lentils

Braised French Green Lentils

Simple on their own or served with Cornmeal-crusted Salmon.

  1. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  3. 1/4 cup finely diced carrot
  4. 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  5. 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  6. 1/2 cup green lentils
  7. 1/4 cup diced sun dried tomatoes
  8. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  9. 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  10. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram

In a saucepan heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, and garlic and cook until the garlic is golden. Add the chicken broth, lentils, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook for 1 hour until the lentils are soft. Remove from the heat and stir in the marjoram. Serve in a shallow bowl as a side dish or with a piece of Cornmeal-crusted Salmon on top.

Serves 4

NUTRITION

Per 2/3 cup serving:
  1. Calories: 137
  2. Fat: 4 g (0 g EPA, 0 g DHA, <1 g ALA)
  3. Saturated Fat: 1 g
  4. Cholesterol: 0 mg
  5. Sodium: 426 mg
  6. Carbohydrate: 18 g
  7. Dietary Fiber: 8 g
  8. Sugars: 3 g
  9. Protein: 9 g
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