Amrita Hazra, a researcher who is at UC Berkley launching her own Millet Underground, offers this recipe for an Indian lentil soup. She says,”I make this at least twice a week, because it is so simple!”
Meatloaf and mashed potatoes, comfort food for so many. Hot or cold, meatloaf for dinner or meatloaf sandwiches for lunch, you can’t go wrong with this spicy bean and Timeless green lentils meatless meatloaf.
Many of the ingredients used in this recipe were original to the New World, while others represent the cultures that followed Columbus after his first voyage, such as lentils – try Timeless Black Beluga Lentils® – and spices.
In parts of Latin America and in most of the Caribbean Islands, plantains are a staple of our daily diet.
In this recipe, the ripe plantain serves as a binding agent to the lentils eliminating any type of flours. The lentils, eggs and the cheese add protein and bring a savory taste to the dish.
Serve the bites as an accompaniment to your main dish, or like we do it at home, for breakfast with a friend egg, “a caballo,” or on horseback.
Chef Claudia Galofre-Krevat, Claudia’s Mesa