Simple Red Lentils

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 15 minutes
  • 3 servings
Simple Red Lentils

Lentils are an excellent substitute for meat, being rich in protein, fiber, and iron. Plus, they’re also cheap, so they are budget-friendly as well. They take about 15 minutes to cook, so they’re also great for when you’re in a hurry.

Ingredients Needed for Simple Red Lentils

1 cup red lentils
2 cups of water
salt

How to Cook Simple Red Lentils

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat and add the red lentils.
  2. Pour the water and season with salt.
  3. Bring to a boil and cook the red lentils for the next 5 minutes.
  4. Drain the water out of the lentils using a strainer.
  5. Remember: the water/lentil ratio should be 2:1

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