Italian Golden Lentils

 

 

 

Serves 6-8 

Another of Nigella's wonderful recipes, that I like to play with.

3 T LG Garlic infused olive oil

1 Leek, washed, trimmed, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced

2 t Dried thyme or 1 t finely chopped fresh thyme

3 cups Castelluccio Lentils, or your favorite lentil if not available, rinsed and drained

Approx. 1 quart cold water

3 dried Bay leaves

Salt and Pepper, to taste

Chopped fresh Parsley and or chives

Liquid Gold EVOO or LG fused or infused Chipotle, Harrisa, Baklouti Chili, or Cayenne Chili Pepper olive oil to drizzle over the lentils during the meal.