I got a crock pot for Christmas, yay! I want to make this Slow-Cooker Spanish Lentil and Chorizo stew. It calls for dried lentils but I only have canned. Will putting them in a crock pot for 5 hours turn them into complete mush? Can I do it, or do I have to venture out onto the icy street of death to get dried lentils?
These seeds were in a package of lentils, but what are they? The lentils package looked like from India, but said, "product of Canada." I know we grow a lot of lentils, so I assume these were grown here. What are the seeds? I'm a gardener, and I've never seen these before.
Should I eat the lentils that sprouted (well, sprouts became apparent) during cooking? [more inside]
What are some good compendia of recipes that contain meat, but are mostly beans or legumes? [more inside]
Why do lentils cooked with beet greens have a tomato flavor? [more inside]
Is there another name for a dish of lentils and sausages...? [more inside]
Aside from your standard red lentils and rice and your not-so-standard Turkish red lentil bride's soup, what other delicious red lentil recipes do you have for me to try? All recipes welcome-- I eat everything. Thanks in advance!
I made some lentil soup earlier in my cast-iron dutch-oven/pot. It's a new pot and I've seasoned it once and that seemed to do a good job. Anyway, I had a bowl of my soup as soon as it was ready, but I just went back to the stove to pack the leftovers up and clean the pot and the soup has turned from a muddy green broth to a dark sludge, nearly black. [more inside]
VegetarianFilter: Give me your best veg taco recipes and tips! [more inside]
While visiting San Antonio last month, I ate at Liberty Bar on Metafilter's recommendation and fell deeply in love with their warm lentil salad. I would love to recreate it at home for a fantastic winter dinner. Please help me do so. [more inside]
What delicious lentil dish can I make tonight? [more inside]
Please share your cold recipes for salads, succotashes, and soups featuring lentils, split peas, and other legumes. [more inside]
What kind of filler should I use in the home-made microwaveable heat packs I'm making for holiday presents this year? [more inside]
Do dried lentils go bad? I have a bag of red lentils in an airtight container and they have been there for a while. What's weird is that they are no longer red. Any ideas why?
One serving of lentils has only ~120 calories, 0 grams of fat, 10g of protein (20% of daily recommended amount), and 11g of fiber (44% of daily recommended amount). What are other superfoods with similarly high levels of protein and fiber, and low levels of carbs, fat, and calories?
How long to cook lentils? Do I need to soak them? [more inside]
Should I try cooking pintos or lentils in my rice cooker? Are there hazards or pitfalls associated with doing so?