Lentil Dish

Lentil Dish

Lentil Dish

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: basmati rice, coconut, lentil, thai curry
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 500 ml uncooked white or brown basmati rice
  • 500 ml brown or green lentils
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 litres chopped greens (spinach, kale, or Swiss chard)
  • 450 ml coconut milk
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 45 ml Thai red curry paste
  • 30 ml Plum tomato puree
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the lentils in a saucepan with 6 cups warm water. Bring to a low boil, then boil for about 20 minutes until tender to taste. Drain.
  • Chop your vegetables and in your largest skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the vegetables and sauté for several minutes until tender.
  • When the lentils are done, add them to the skillet with the greens. Over medium-high heat, stir in the coconut milk, Thai red curry paste, tomato paste, salt, and fresh ground black pepper. Cook for a few minutes until heated through and the sauce is thickened.
  • Always taste to your desire.

Notes

Chef Notes: Lentil and greens not just for soup. YES!! This dish is a wonderful combination of the heartiness of the lentil and the greens the richness of the coconut and heat from the Thai Curry. Lentils are a big part of the Mediterranean Lifestyle with a Thai twist. 
Wine Pairing: Chardonnay
Juice Pairing: Amore Your Tomato
Equipment:
Heavy Bottom La Creuset
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