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Skillet-Popped Lentils with Parsley

Megan Olson

"Toasted skillet-popped lentils seasoned with parsley and cayenne pepper. These nutty lentils make a delicious, low calorie, under-20-minute meal. If you love popcorn you will love these!"
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15 m servings 30 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pour in lentils; cook and stir constantly until plump and coated with oil, about 5 minutes. Stir in cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper until lentils are brown around the edges, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix in parsley; remove popped lentils from pan and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 30 calories; 2.5 g fat; 1.7 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 90 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I loved the idea of this as a snack. I can't imagine how it could be a meal. I only made 1/2 cup at a time. The first batch was too hard to eat even though I heard them pop. They smell wonderfu...