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Make Ahead Cooked Lentils

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 20 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 15

    Servings

  • 116 Calories
  • 2g Fat
  • 17g Carbs
  • 8g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 15 Servings
  • 116 Calories
  • 2g Fat
  • 17g Carbs
  • 8g Protein
  • 25 Mins Total Time
  • 3 Cups Brown or Green Lentils, dried
  • 9 Cups Chicken Stock
Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians, Beth Eggleston and Emily Parsell

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 15 Servings
  • 116 Calories
  • 2g Fat
  • 17g Carbs
  • 8g Protein
  • 25 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Rinse Lentils In a colander, rinse lentils thoroughly.

  • 2

    Combine Ingredients Place lentils in a large stockpot and add the chicken stock. For vegetarian dishes, vegetable stock may also be used.

  • 3

    Bring To Boil Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender. Do not overcook the lentils, they will split and become mushy.

  • 4

    Drain & Store When cooked through, promptly drain lentils. Use in future recipes.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians, Beth Eggleston and Emily Parsell

Fatigue Buster

  • Freeze for Future Recipes

    • Place unused, cooked lentils in resealable plastic bags. Lay flat and freeze. Thaw for future recipes within 3-4 months.

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