Hey folks,

Welcome to Savory Sunday! Today's selection from vegweb is another variation on lentils.  I know I've posted about lentils before, but this recipe for a traditional Spanish twist and got rave reviews so I wanted to share!  This sounds like it would definitely spice up your Sunday..check it out!


INGREDIENTS (use vegan versions):

1 medium onion, diced

2-3 cloves garlic, mashed

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 cups dried green lentils

1 medium tomato, diced

2 medium carrots, chopped

1 large potato, diced

1 bay leaf

1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

salt and pepper, to taste

4 cups vegetable broth

1 teaspoon sweet paprika

hot sauce, optional, to taste (I use Tabasco)

1-2 links vegan chorizo, optional (I use Soyrizo)


In deep pot, sauté onion and garlic in oil until it starts to color.

Add remaining ingredients, except hot sauce and chorizo, and bring to a boil.

Reduce to a simmer and cook until lentils are done--about 30 minutes.

If you like, you can add a little hot sauce. If you use vegan chorizo, take out and cut into rings before serving.
This can of course be made in the crockpot.