Garlic and Butter Lentils or Mung Beans


1½ cup green lentils or mung beans
3 cups water
25g unsalted butter
1 tbs garlic puree or garlic granules
sea salt
black peppercorns


Place lentils, water and garlic puree in a pot and cook covered over medium fire, stirring occasionally, until ready. Add butter, season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste and serve.

Serve 4-6 people as a side dish.

Your thoughts…

  1. Hi Margot,
    I never think of serving lentils as a side dish, that’s a good idea!


    p/s: enjoy your girls day out :-)

  2. I love lentils and that looks so good and simple which is how I like things. :smile:

  3. Only 4 lentil recipes on the whole site :cry: Unfair!!!!

  4. Maya – there is more than that, about 8 or so ;) Just use the search on the top of the page to locate them.

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