Cajun Lentils
 
1 cup  lentils, cleaned and rinsed
1 Tbsp  oil
2 clove  garlic, minced
1   onioncooked, finely chopped
1 Tbsp  plus 1 tsp. cajun seasoning
1   red bell pepper\cooked, seeded and finely diced
1/4 lb.  mushrooms\cooked, sliced
1 large  tomato\cooked, cubed
1/2 cup  parsley
1/2 cup  fresh basil, roughly chopped
 
bring lentils to a boil in a saucepan with enough water to come 
approximately 3/4 inch above the lentils. reduce heat to medium and cook 
25-30 minutes, or until lentils are soft, adding more water if necessary. 
strain lentils and set aside. heat oil in a heavy saucepan over a medium 
high heat. saute garlic, onion and cajun seasoning 4-5 minutes until onion 
is softened. add bell pepper, mushrooms and lentils. 
cook 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. stir in tomatoes and fresh 
herbs and serve. 
 
 
 
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(ID: 1809) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Sun, Jul 31, 2005


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