Lentil Pilaf

  • 1 c. yellow lentils
  • 2 t. turmeric
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 5 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 c. carrots chopped
  • 1 c. green beans chopped
  • 1/2 c. scallions chopped
  • 2 T. fresh parsley chopped
  • 3/4 t. cumin
  • 1/4 t. salt

Bring lentils, 1 t. turmeric and water to boil. Simmer for 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Set aside to keep warm.
Heat 1 T. oil in pan. Saute garlic with tomatoes, carrots, green beans, scallions, parsley, cumin and salt. Stir until vegetables are just tender.; Add lentils and any liquid to pan with remaining turmeric, stirring until heated.


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