Lentils are one of the highest-protein sources of legumes (behind the mighty edamame). If that doesn’t convince you, it’s also one of the quickest-cooking.
- 1 (16 oz) bag dry green lentils
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- In large saucepan, add lentils, 6 cups water, salt, and pepper. Heat to boiling on high.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 25–30 min., until tender. Drain, then toss with oil, salt, and pepper.
- February 2018