Hummus is traditionally made from chickpeas, but no one said you MUST make it that way. This version is just as tasty, and because lentils have more fiber and protein, it's even healthier. Try Timeless Petite Crimson Lentils; the color is striking!
Some of the best Irish dishes are the simplest ones, based on solid, good quality ingredients, not treated in any fancy way but simply with a respect for their basic flavors and the way the ingredients interact with other foods. This recipe is one of those.
Dramatically colored crisp summer salad: black lentils, purple barley, red pepper, and green onions. Serve as a side salad or main dish.
An award winning Petite Crimson Lentil and apple salad recipe created by the Belgrade (Montana) High School ProStart Culinary Team.
Plan ahead when making this gourmet chilled salad. It is best when chilled over night. But it is worth the wait. This crowd pleaser is served on a bed of greens and garnished with thin lemon slices and toasted walnut halves. This recipe and many others can be found in THE PEA AND LENTIL COOKBOOK--FROM EVERYDAY TO GOURMET available on this web site.