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Lenticchie di Castelluccio in Umido

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Created by cooking with nonna, Date Added: Wednesday, 27 May 2009
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Description

Castelluccio Lentils in broth from Umbria... the land of lentils.

Ingredients
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Serves
4 Persons
  • 1 Lb - Castelluccio lentils or any lentils you can find at your local grocer
  • 1 Lb - Peeled tomatoes
  • 2 - Medium sized carrots
  • 1 - Onion
  • 2 - Stalks of celery
  • 2 - Leaves of fresh basil
  • Vegetable broth
  • 1/4 Cup - EV olive oil
  • Salt & pepper 
Nutritional Analysis per Serving
  Calories
581
  Sodium
333mg
  Total Fat
15g
  Total Carbohydrate
82g
  Saturated Fat
2g
  Dietary Fiber
38g
  Trans Fat
0g
  Sugars
11g
  Cholesterol
0mg
  Protein
32g
Vitamins
  Vitamin A
21%
  Vitamin C
33%
  Calcium
13%
  Iron
57%
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.
Directions/Steps
  • Chop the carrots, onion and celery very fine.
  • In a pot add the olive oil and saute` the carrots, onion and celery.
  • After 3 mins. add the tomatoes and the basil.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook for 15 mins. at medium heat.
  • Add the lentils and the hot broth to completely cover the lentils.
  • Cook for an additional 20 mins. add more hot broth as needed.
  • Serve by adding a dash of fresh EV olive oil.

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Review by lkkalj , Tuesday, 06 September 2011 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
Just perfect for this rainy weather.