Braised Lentils

Cook time

18 minutes

Serves

6

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Tbs oil
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic diced
  • 250g Puy lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Half a bunch English spinach (100g), chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • 100g goats’ cheese
  • Optional 6 x 800g eggs
  • Season with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • Optional:
  • Serve with soft boiled egg (see boiled egg recipe)
  • Dried chilli flakes
  • Crusty bread

METHOD

  • Step 1 Press SAUTÉ adjust time to 5 minutes. Press START/STOP. Heat oil, add onion and cook for 2 -3 minutes in the Crock-Pot® Express Crock XL Multi-Cooker, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook for 1 -2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Press START/STOP
  • Step 2 Add lentils, stock, coriander. Secure the lid, ensure the steam release valve is in the seal (closed) position, press GRAINS adjust time to 13 minutes and press START/STOP.
    Once the Express Crock Multi Cooker has finished cooking, allow a natural pressure release time of 2 minutes.
  • Step 3 Add spinach and stir until wilted, add lemon juice, and season.
  • Step 4 Serve with goats’ cheese and parsley.
  • Optional to serve with soft boiled egg:
  • Step 1 Clean the inner pot.
  • Step 2 Add 1 cup water and steam rack. Place 4 eggs on top.
  • Step 3 Secure the lid, ensure the steam release valve is in the seal (closed) position. Press STEAM, adjust time to 5 minutes and press START/STOP.
  • Step 4 Once the Express Crock Multi Cooker has finished cooking, allow a natural pressure release time of 1 minute.
  • Step 5 Carefully collect eggs with tongs, and run them under cold water, peeling the shells off, tear open the eggs over the lentils and serve.
  • Crock-Pot® Express Crock XL Multi-Cooker CPE300 Recipe

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