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What to serve alongside lentils?

I'd like to make French lentils for dinner tonight, to be served with leftover Easter ham and Dijon-vinaigretted salad. But it feels like there's something missing. Suggestions?

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Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 1 year ago

What about leeks? I love leeks and lentils!! This dish is simple, yummy and incorporates Dijon which would resonate nicely with your salad...
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cristinasciarra added about 1 year ago

Leeks and gruyere--yes! Thanks, Emily!

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Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 1 year ago

Sure thing!!! Have a great evening! :)

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Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 1 year ago

WINE! :-)

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cristinasciarra added about 1 year ago

Haha! I live with a Frenchman, so yes, that too! :)

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AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 1 year ago

Are you making the Patricia Wells' Genius lentil salad? I've got some lentils cooking for that right now! I'd roast some carrots with thyme to serve alongside this, for their bright color, different texture, and light herb notes. And so easy. ;o)

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cristinasciarra added about 1 year ago

Ha, not on purpose, but actually, yes! (With the addition of thyme.) I also sautéed some leeks, and made a Dijon-shallot vinaigrette for green salad. I'm going to serve that with squid in olive oil. Should be a good dinner :)

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AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 1 year ago

Sounds delish. May I come to your house for dinner?! Pretty please . . . . ;o)

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cristinasciarra added about 1 year ago

Haha sure. Just a quick cross-country flight!

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