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Lentils with Tomatoes

Lentils with Tomatoes

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"A Middle Eastern dish with a deliciously simple taste. Serve with rice, couscous, or whatever you like." — by DUKENMAGGIE 
Lentil Stuffed Tomatoes

Lentil Stuffed Tomatoes

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"Big, fat juicy tomatoes are stuffed with a very tasty red lentil and rice mixture, flavored with onion and fresh mint. After a few minutes in a hot oven, you have a fabulous luncheon or dinner entree." — by SUE 
Curried Lentils

Curried Lentils

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"Simple recipe with exotic flavors, but only a few ingredients. Lentils are simmered in a coconut curry sauce. Serve over rice." — by MELANIESAYSHI 
Colombian Lentils

Colombian Lentils

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"This is a basic recipe for lentils with tomato, onion, and potatoes." — by caro0888 
Potatoes Madras

Potatoes Madras

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"Great for dinner parties, this colorful and flavorful dish is inspired by southern Indian cooking. Potatoes, cauliflower florets, and red lentils combine with onions, garlic, curry powder, ginger, tomatoes, malt vinegar, and chutney." — by DARKSTORM406 
Honey Baked Lentils

Honey Baked Lentils

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"This is a fantastic recipe even for non-lentil eaters. The honey gives it a sweet taste and it is perfect served with rice. It's great as a main dish but could be a side as well." — by sassymom 
Lemony Lentils with Kale

Lemony Lentils with Kale

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"Lemon and dinosaur kale brighten up these lentils for a warm and zesty meal. Serve with a crusty baguette." — by Dezzie 
Armenian Lentils

Armenian Lentils

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"Warm lentils served with cool yoghurt and the spice of green onions makes this dish a refreshing and filling side dish or entree." — by CASSANDRAHEARN 
Baked Lentils with Cheese

Baked Lentils with Cheese

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"My mom came up with this recipe when I was a teenage vegetarian, and now it is one of my meat-loving husband's favorite dishes and still one of mine to this day." — by Tiffany 
Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Rice and Lentil Pilaf

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"Enjoy colorful vegetables, delicious grains and legumes in this savory side dish cooked in Swanson(R) Vegetable Broth." — by Campbell's Kitchen 
Braised Black Lentils

Braised Black Lentils

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"Black lentils are cooked slow and low with herbs and vegetables for a tasty and filling side dish." — by Chef John 
South Indian Lentil Kootu

South Indian Lentil Kootu

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"This south Indian dish of lentils and pigeon peas is quick, and easy on the stomach." — by Tarama 
Dal Makhani (Indian Lentils)

Dal Makhani (Indian Lentils)

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"These richly spiced lentils are simmered for two hours in a spicy tomato sauce and finished with splash of cream for a filling side dish." — by SOGOLONDJATA 
Whole Rice and Lentils (Majadara)

Whole Rice and Lentils (Majadara)

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"Brown rice and lentils are flavored with caramelized onions and spices for a delicious side dish or vegetarian meal." — by shari p. 
Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)

Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)

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"A traditional Iranian rice and lentil polow (pilaf) is cooked with a crusty, delicious layer of rice on the bottom. The saffron-scented rice and lentils are decorated with fried onions, raisins, and chopped dates." — by xxxx 
Green Lentils and Rice Assyrian Style

Green Lentils and Rice Assyrian Style

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"This simple side dish of rice and lentils is the perfect accompaniment to any Middle Eastern dish." — by sharon younan 
Lemon Lentil Rice

Lemon Lentil Rice

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"This is a complete meal with rice lentil and vegetables. This is my version of the South Indian dish 'Chithrannam' (lemon rice)." — by MINIJOSH 
Caribbean Curried Peas (Lentils)

Caribbean Curried Peas (Lentils)

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"Caribbean-inspired lentils are spiced with ginger, curry powder, and a chile pepper for a side dish that will keep you warm!" — by Liz and Sylvan 
Khara Pongal

Khara Pongal

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"This classic south Indian lentil dish combines dried red chilies and fresh green chile peppers with coconut and cashews." — by SUSMITA 
Patholi

Patholi

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"This classic dish from the Andhra region of India uses two different types of lentils (dal) and a variety of spices." — by SUSMITA 
 
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