Lentils, Caramelized Onions, and Dried Figs Yogurt Bowl - Joy of Kosher

Lentils, Caramelized Onions, and Dried Figs Yogurt Bowl

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Yogurt is high in protein, calcium, and probiotics, which is great for your immune system. Combined with lentils and figs you get fiber and more vitamins and minerals. 

For best results, use a great quality extra virgin olive oil. We love Colavita!

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  • 2 to 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup petite French green lentils
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita   

  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 1 cup dried figs, stemmed and diced
  • Garnish: chopped flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

1. Simmer lentils with bay leaf and garlic in 2 cups water in a small saucepan until tender and water has been absorbed. Toss with evoo, salt, and pepper

2. Heat a medium sauté pan, lightly coated with evoo, over medium-high heat. Sauté  onion until dark brown, very soft, and fragrant.

3. Divided yogurt between serving bowls and arrange lentils, onion, and figs. Garnish with chopped parsley.

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