Thursday, May 24, 2012
Recipe: Braised Lentils with chorizo and purple sprouting broccoli
Braised lentils with chorizo and purple sprouting broccoli (serves 2)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
4 wild garlic leaves, finely chopped
½ white onion, finely diced
100g chorizo, diced
150g green lentils
600ml low sodium (or weak) vegetable stock
100g purple sprouting broccoli, diced
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Sautee the onion, chorizo and wild garlic in the olive oil and butter, in a deep frying pan, for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the lentils and stock, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often (adding a little more stock if the lentils get too dry).
2. Add the purple sprouting broccoli and cooking for a further 6 minutes. Season to taste and serve!