Creative Ideas for Cooking Lentils?

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Q: I've been given a huge bag of lentils and couldn't come up with an idea to cook them other than lentil soup.

Do you have any creative ideas to cook them?

Sent by DaniellaEditor: Daniella, how about a lentil salad? Cook the lentils just until they are barely tender, then toss with an olive oil dressing, some herbs, and perhaps some crunchy vegetables. Here's a good recipe:

Recipe: Late Summer Lentil Salad

Also check out these recipes:

Soul-Satisfying: A Roundup of Great Lentil Recipes

Readers, what are your favorite ways to use lentils?


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