Adasi

Adasi-Persian-Lentil-Stew-2

An easy, healthy Persian take on lentil stew.  Lentils, tumeric, cinnamon and garlic make this a true super food!  High in fiber, complete protein and very filling.

Ingredients:

  • 1c green lentils
  • 3-4 cups of stock (vegetable, chicken or both)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1-2 medium cloves of garlic (diced or crushed)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions:

  • Heat butter and oil in pot over medium heat
  • Add diced onions and saute gently until translucent (10-12 minutes)
  • Add garlic, salt and tumeric and continue to sautee for another minute.
  • Add lentils and 3c of stock to pot and stir often until you bring to a boil
  • simmer for 45 minutes-stirring so that nothing sticks and add more stock if needed
  • Add in cinnamon. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed
  • The dish is done when consistency is a thick soup
  • Can be served with greek yogurt or eaten alone for a complete meal!
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