Simple Green Lentils

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 3 servings
Simple Green Lentils

Lentils are very popular when served in soups, curries, or other Mediterranean dishes. What’s interesting about lentils is that there are a few types of them, each with their own cooking time. These green lentils take about 30 minutes to cook, but they’re totally worth it.

Ingredients Needed for Simple Green Lentils

1 cup green lentils
2 cups of water
salt

How to Cook Simple Green Lentils

  1. Add the green lentils in a strainer and wash them with cold water.
  2. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, and add green lentils.
  3. Pour the water over the lentils and add a pinch of salt.
  4. Cook, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes. Lentils are cooked as soon as they are tender and no longer crunchy.
  5. Remember: the water/lentil ratio should be 2:1

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