Basic French Lentils


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60 mins (prep 10, cooking 50)
11 ingredients
4 servings
A humble peasant dish, this will be best made with real French _lentilles du Puy_. Adapted from Dorie Greenspan's _Around My French Table_ as published by Caroline Russock at Serious Eats. http://bit.ly/d4IBaV

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils, du puy
  • 1 small onion, peeled
  • 1 medium carrot, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 4 to 6 pieces
  • 1 celery rib, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 4 to 6 pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed, peeled, and germ removed
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon cognac (optional)
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped, rinsed, and patted dry (optional)
  • freshly ground pepper

Nutrition

Serving Size (260.97 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 170.88 Calories from Fat 5.49
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.61g 3.75%
Saturated Fat 0.11g 2.1%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 13.55mg 2.26%
Total Carbohydrate 29.68g 39.57%
Dietary Fiber 14.91 g 238.56%
Sugars 1.03 g %
Protein 12.48g 99.83%
Vitamin A 19.99IU% Vitamin C 2.35mg%
Calcium 39.48mg% Iron 3.73mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small onion, medium carrot, celery rib, freshly ground pepper
 

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