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Apple Cinnamon Red Lentil Porridge

September 20, 2016
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Photo by Colleen Stem
  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 1
Author Notes

A warm and filling breakfast (or snack or dessert) for those cool autumn days —Colleen Stem

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 cup dried red lentils
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 apple (mac or honey crisp are excellent choices)
  • 1 teaspoon or so of cinnamon
  • 1-2 teaspoons of a sweetener like maple or brown sugar optional
  1. Stick water and lentils go into a pot and bring to a boil. Chop apple into pieces, some big, some small or all the same size. Once the lentils are boiling, dump in most of the chopped apple (save about 1/4 of it for later) into the pot and sprinkle with cinnamon. Stir around, reduce heat to a low and cook until the lentils are soft (about 10 minutes) Once they are cooked, taste and decide if you need sweetener. If you do, add a teaspoon or two of whatever in now and mix around then,transfer the lentil goodness into a bowl, toss on remaining apple chunks, sprinkle with cinnamon, and go to town.

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Emmaisaac1012 January 29, 2021
Can I make this in an instanpot?