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Wednesday Lentil Casserole

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Ingredients
  Lentils 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Bay leaf 1
  Ham slice 6
  Leftover chicken and stuffing 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For topping
  Buttered crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Soak the lentils overnight. Drain them well.
2. Cover with water.
3. Preheat oven to 350°

MAKING
4. Slit the onions in 2 places. In the slits insert garlic cloves.
5. Add bay leaf.
6. Simmer the lentils over low flame till they are tender.
7. Drain the excess water in a separate bowl. Discard onion and bay leaf.
8. In a casserole slowly layer 1/3 portion of the lentils, ham and then another 1/3 portion of lentils.
9. Layer stuffing and chicken.
10. Add 1/3 of the remaining lentils as topping.
11. Add chicken broth and reserve lentil liquid over the layered ingredients.
12. Cover the ingredients and bake for 30 minutes at 350°.
13. Remove the cober and top with cheese and crumbs.
14. Bake till crisp toppings.

SERVING
15. Serve Wednesday Lentil Casserole.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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