Lentils with Farro
Lentil with Farro... an excellent comfort food for the winter and all seasons.
For 6 Person(s)
For the Farro:
- 1 pound Farro
- 1 pound dry lentils
- 4 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 medium red onion, sliced
- 2 stalks of celery, sliced
- 4 bay Leaves
- 2 carrots, cubed
- hot pepper
- extra virgin olive oil
- Bring a pot of salted water to boil and add the Farro. Cook it for about 30 mins. Drain the water and set aside.
- Wash the lentils and put them in a deep pot.
- Cover the lentils with water with 1 1/2" of water above the lentils.
- Add all the other ingredients except the EV Olive Oil.
- Cover the pot and let all the content come to a boil. Let it boil for about 10 mins.
- Uncover the pot and let it continue to cook. On the side boil some hot water and add it to the pot if the lentils become too dry.
- Cook for another 10 mins. Taste the lentils and stop cooking them when they reach your desired tenderness.
- Add the Farro to the pot and bring to a boil.
- Serve with a drizzle of good EV Olive Oil.
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One of my all time favorites! Sure is a comfort food! - Maryrose2112