With their beautiful night greenish as well as bluish speckled appearance as well as earthy peppery flavor, Puy lentils ought to last an essential run of your pantry if they aren't already. So named from the Le Puy portion of southern France, these footling lentils concord together perfectly when cooked as well as await similar zippo other than footling chocolate-brown pearls swimming inward bowls of this low-cal as well as gorgeous saffron-and-brandy perfumed soup. Serve alongside a greenish salad for an extraordinary lunch, or alongside rice as well as vegetables for a low-cal but satisfying as well as unique dinner.
Ordinary greenish or chocolate-brown lentils may last used if y'all cannot uncovering the Puy variety, although to a greater extent than attention needs to last taken to construct certain that the lentils produce non plow whatsoever to a greater extent than mushy than necessary. Cognac would last squeamish equally well, I'm sure, equally the writer of the cookbook from whom I've adapted this recipe for vegetarians would suggest. Well, she has a lot to a greater extent than coin than I as well as perhaps y'all do, but a decent affordable French brandy similar St-Rémy VSOP volition produce simply equally nicely for us mere mortals.
|Saffron-Brandied French Lentils|
|Recipe past times Lisa Turner|
Adapted from A Taste of Southern Italy: Delicious Recipes as well as a Dash of Culture
Published on April 17, 2008
Simple as well as elegant saffron as well as brandy perfumed French lentils simmered alongside herbs as well as served alongside fried breadstuff pieces as well as a brandy cream