Thyme & A Recipe + Info Links

f7f93a9498df019a4bc2802108361418

French Lentils With Garlic & Thyme lentils

Ingredients:
3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
2 ¼ cups French lentils
1 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme
3 bay leaves
1 tablespoon kosher salt

Preparation:
1. Place a large saucepan over medium heat and add oil. When hot, add chopped vegetables and sauté until softened, 5 to 10 minutes.
2. Add 6 cups water, lentils, thyme, bay leaves and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a fast simmer.
3. Simmer lentils until they are tender and have absorbed most of the water, 20 to 25 minutes. If necessary, drain any excess water after lentils have cooked. Serve immediately, or allow them to cool and reheat later
*Can substitute water with vegetable  broth if desired.

Source: New York Times

1b15e9e21ce577a536f632d9f75df8b9
Creeping Thyme Varieties

30 Varieties Of Thyme

8 Healing Benefits of the Herb Thyme

 

thyme-oil

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s