Free Recipe Lentils with Lovage
Recipe Type: Free Sauce Recipes
Recipe Preparation: cook
Recipe Serves: 4
Ingredients for Lentils with Lovage Recipe
2 Shallots; chopped
1 Sprig of thyme
Curl of orange peel
12 oz Whole green lentils (Le Puy)
Light stock or water
Handful of chopped lovage
Lentils with Lovage Preparation
Soften the chopped shallots in a little butter without colouring them. Stir in the lentils. Add a handful of chopped lovage, the sprig of thyme, orange peel and stock or unsalted water to cover well. Simmer until tender. Drain off and reduce the cooking liquor to make a little sauce, enriching it with more butter and seasoning to taste. In the absence of lovage, use the young leaves and tenderest parts of a celery heart, and season the dish with a pinch each of celery salt, lemon zest and powdered curry spices. Source: Philippa Davenport in Country Living (British), November 1988. Typed for you by Karen Mintzias
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