Get to know the wide variety of dishes you can make with lentils!
Lentils are the perfect choice of topic for us to dive into this month. We’ve entered the new year, and a lot of us have started thinking about eating a bit healthier, especially if we splurged over the holidays. Add to that the fact that many households, mine included, are trying to incorporate more plant-based eating into their lives. Lentils are a wonderful way to get both of those desires met!
Lentils are a quick-cooking pulse (seed of a legume) that are used all over the world in so many delicious dishes. We really wanted to capture their versatility in International cooking, while also showcasing how they can be used in more familiar dishes.
We turned to our friend, the wonderful cookbook author, Emily Paster, to help us bring out the best in lentils. You may remember Emily from the other amazing series that she has done on TheCookful: Lamb and Zucchini. Or, perhaps you know her from her authoritative and beautiful cookbooks:
Either way, you know that Emily creates simple and delicious recipes with a lot of helpful information that truly helps home cooks. We’re delighted that Emily has joined us again and we know you’re going to love all of the recipes she’s sharing, from Red Lentil Dal to Mujadara to Lentil Tacos, these lentil recipes are going to inspire you and make your January tastier and healthier than ever imagined!