Lentils with Yogurt and Mint

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Serving: 4

Add more plant-based protein foods to your weekly menus with delicious recipes like this one from Registered Dietitian Chef, Jon Poyourow MA, RD, LD, CSCS, Associate Professor from Johnson & Wales University cooked up by the be well™ with Big Y® team at the 2023 UMass Culinary Conference.

Tender-cooked lentils in a savory broth and topped with yogurt and mint.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water. 

2. Rinse fresh produce. 

3. Combine coriander, cumin, mustard seeds and 2 teaspoons olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sizzling, about 1 minute.

4. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring often, until just softened, about 5 minutes. 

5. Add lentils and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, adding broth as needed to keep lentils covered. Cook until lentils are soft, 30 to 40 minutes. 

6. Stir in vinegar; season with salt and pepper.

7. Transfer lentils to a large bowl and top with yogurt. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with oil, and top with mint. 

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