Thursday, October 20, 2011

Chicken and Lentils

This dish is easy, simple, healthy, and my kids love it.  Try it.  You'll be pleasantly surprised.
1 Tb olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 lbs. chicken
2 carrots, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup dried lentils (soaked overnight)
1 (14 oz) can chicken broth
1 (10 oz) can tomato sauce
1 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp dried basil
1 Tb lemon juice
1 tsp salt 

  • In skillet, heat oil and brown onions.  Add chicken and cook for a couple minutes on each side.  Chicken does not have to be cooked through.
  • Cut chicken into pieces.
  • Put all ingredients in a crock pot and let it cook on low for the day.  You may need to add water as it cooks.
  • Serve over rice. 

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