Lentils with Macaroni! Yes!


1 cup uncooked lentils
6 cloves garlic – crushed & chopped
Handful of cilantro – chopped
Handful of fresh oregano – chopped
Handful of fresh mint – chopped
1 sweet onion – chopped
Long hot pepper – chopped
1 bell pepper – chopped
1 - 35 oz. can - crushed tomatoes
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. curry powder
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Olive oil for drizzling
1 box of your favorite macaroni
Romano cheese for grating

Place the lentils in a cup and cover with water. Soak the lentils until the water is absorbed.

Heat a large saucepan with a drizzle of olive oil and add the garlic, onion, cilantro, oregano, mint, sweet onion, bell pepper and long hot pepper. Sauté on medium heat until the onion is clear. Add the tomatoes and the lentils and simmer on low until the lentils are tender, but not mushy.

Combine the lemon juice with the brown sugar and curry powder and add to the lentils and continue to simmer on low while preparing the macaroni.

Add the tablespoon of balsamic vinegar to the lentils and stir.

Add the macaroni to the lentils and serve with grated cheese.

This dish has a unique and delicious flavor.

Enjoy with Lots of Love,


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