Braised puy lentils


25g unsalted butter
2 leeks, halved and finely shredded
2 garlic cloves, crushed
500g puy lentils
2 thyme sprigs
1 bay leaf
250ml red wine
750ml ham stock or chicken stock


1. Heat the butter in a large pan and cook the leeks and garlic over a medium-low heat for 6-8 minutes until soft.

2. Stir in the lentils, herbs, wine and stock; simmer for 25-30 minutes until tender. Discard the herbs, season and serve.

Braised puy lentils
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

Serves: 8

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1071.104kJ
Fat 3.9g
Saturated Fat 1.8g
Carbohydrate 29.1g
Sugars 1.3g
Salt 0.54g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Dec 14 09:03:20 GMT 2011.