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Recipe Name: A Simple Sauce With Red Lentils Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 1

3/4 Cup(s) Red lentils
1/2 Cup(s) Minced onion
2 Teaspoon(s) Minced garlic
4 1/2 Cup(s) Defatted chicken stock
or vegetable stock or
Carefully pick over and rinse lentils. Add onions and garlic to a deep
saucepan and saute in oil until very soft but not browned. Add lentils
and stock or water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer
gently for 20 to 25 minutes or until lentils are very tender. Puree
mixture with an upright or immersion blender adding stock or water to
yield desired thickness. Season to taste with salt and pepper. This
recipe yields about 2 cups of sauce. Comments: This is a healthy,
almost non-fat "sauce" that uses pureed lentils to give it richness
and body. You can use other lentils too, such as, white, black, green
or common brown. You can add seasonings and flavorings of your choice,
such as, a good toasted curry powder, chopped herbs, ground pure chile
powder, etc. Recipe Source: COOKING RIGHT with John Ash From the TV
FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CR-9744 broadcast 11-11-1996) Downloaded from
their Web-Site - Formatted for MasterCook by MR
MAD, aka Joe Comiskey - 11-22-1996 Recipe by:
John Ash Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 40
Calories From Fat: <1
Total Fat: <1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 4.6mg
Potassium: 139.4mg
Carbohydrates: 9.3g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugar: 3.4g
Protein: 1.2g

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