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Lentil Picadillo

What You'll Need


1 cup onion, finely diced

½ cup red/orange bell pepper, finely diced

2 Tbsp tomato paste

1 medium potato, diced

1 Tbsp red wine vinegar

½ cup vegetable broth

3 cups cooked lentils

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp oregano

1 small tomato, chopped

6 green olives, cut in half

4 cloves garlic, crushed

Salt and pepper or adobo, to taste

Cilantro, to taste


How to Make It


1 In a skillet, sauté onion, pepper, and olives for 2 minutes.

2 Add tomato paste, chopped tomato, potato, red wine vinegar, vegetable broth, and spices, and cook for about 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

3 Add lentils and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.

4 Season with salt and pepper (or adobo) to taste.

5 Stir in cilantro and serve.

Cooking Tips

You can use balsamic or apple cider vinegar instead of the red wine vinegar.

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