Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Spiced Pineapple Lentils

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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3 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 onions, diced

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

3 garlic cloves, crushed

2 cups lentils, washed and picked over

3 cups water

1/2 cup canned crushed pineapple


  1. Heat the oil in a medium pot over moderate heat. Saute the onions with the salt and pepper until golden, about 10 minutes. Stir in the garlic and lentils and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour in the water, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, 45 minutes. Stir in the pineapple, remove from the heat and serve.